Related Program: The Record Former Cop On SPD Reform: 'A Huge Insult To The Officers' By Marcie Sillman & Andy Hurst • Apr 15, 2014 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Credit Flickr Photo/ME659! (CC BY-NC-ND) Listen Listening... / 7:01 Marcie Sillman talks with retired Seattle police officer Steve Pomper about why he thinks the federally mandated reforms to the Seattle Police Department are unnecessary. Tags: policeSeattle Police DepartmentgovernmentTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Feds 'Deeply Disappointed' With SPD's Reform Efforts By Steve Scher & Andy Hurst • Apr 3, 2014 Flickr Photo/Atomic Taco (CC BY-NC-ND) Listen Listening... / 7:01 Steve Scher talks with Seattle Times reporter Steve Miletich about the Seattle Police Department's reform efforts to address issues of biased policing and excessive use of force. Assistant Police Chief Jim Pugel Retires; What's Next For SPD? By Steve Scher & David Hyde • Mar 31, 2014 Courtesy/Seattle.gov Listen Listening... / 9:38 Steve Scher talks with Lisa Daugaard, policy director of the Public Defender Association, about the Assistant Police Chief Jim Pugel's decision to retire. Then, Q13 Fox political analyst C.R. Douglas examines what Pugel's retirement means for the Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's administration and overall police reform in Seattle. SPD's New Approach For Treating People With Mental Illnessnes And Drug Addiction By Marcie Sillman & Andy Hurst • Feb 13, 2014 Flickr Photo/Brittney Bollay Listen Listening... / 7:09 Marcie Sillman talks with Bill Hobson, executive director of the Downtown Emergency Service Center, about the Seattle Police Department's new policy for dealing with people who have mental illnesses or drug and alcohol issues. Hobson is also a member of Seattle's Community Police Commission. Seattle's $15 Wage Campaign Eyes The Ballot By Liz Jones • Apr 14, 2014 KUOW Photo/Liz Jones Listen Listening... / 1:45 A Seattle group seeking a $15 minimum wage has filed paperwork to put the issue to voters. The move aims to increase pressure on Mayor Ed Murray and the City Council to pass a measure this year.