Community Police Commission http://kuow.org en UPDATE: Police Commission Appointment Revives Questions About Harriet Walden http://kuow.org/post/update-police-commission-appointment-revives-questions-about-harriet-walden <p><em>Story last updated by Phyllis Fletcher on March 18, 2013 at 4:35 p.m.</em></p><p>A March 6 special hearing by the Seattle City Council was intended to launch the city’s new Community Police Commission. But the meeting became mired in the background of one of its appointees.</p><p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 23:35:10 +0000 Amy Radil & Phyllis Fletcher 9860 at http://kuow.org UPDATE: Police Commission Appointment Revives Questions About Harriet Walden Applicants Ready To Keep Tabs On Seattle Police http://kuow.org/post/applicants-ready-keep-tabs-seattle-police <p></p><p>Seattle city officials will soon begin sifting through applications for police watchdogs.&nbsp; Last month, the city put out a call for citizens to serve on a new <a href="http://www.seattle.gov/html/citizen/policecommission.htm">community police commission</a>.&nbsp; It’s being created as part of an agreement with the US Department of Justice&nbsp; to reform the Seattle Police Department.<br> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 18:37:06 +0000 Liz Jones 4138 at http://kuow.org Applicants Ready To Keep Tabs On Seattle Police Frustrated Police Monitors Could Hold Lessons For New Commission http://kuow.org/post/frustrated-police-monitors-could-hold-lessons-new-commission <p></p><p>The city of Seattle is seeking citizens for its new Community Police Commission. The commission is being established as part of an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform the Seattle Police Department. Federal and local officials have expressed hopes that the commission will play a strong role in police oversight. But it faces some limitations that could hamper its abilities, as the members of another police review board have already found.</p><p> Sat, 27 Oct 2012 00:43:24 +0000 Amy Radil 2465 at http://kuow.org