The U-turn came after citizens rose up and protested soaring violent crime rates and slow response times.
As of Christmas Eve, this year’s shootings had surpassed last year’s by more than 116%
But even if officers captured the culprit he would likely be freed under a law proposed by Herbold.
Council members overwhelmingly to cut funds for police training and overtime and to eliminate dozens of vacant positions within the Seattle Police Department after months of...
Seattle has been the scene of weeks of BLM rioting following the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis.
Council has passed a motion ordering the Seattle Police Department to stop using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse rioters
"I was just stunned by the amount of graffiti, garbage and property destruction," Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said.
"This is something that's going to need to change," Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best told reporters.
By "defund", they do not mean defund, at least in any English sense of the word.
Canada is the only oil and gas exporting nation in the world intent on committing fossil fuel suicide. By contrast, the United States has gone from...