Related Program: The Record 'Making Sure All Force Is Constitutional' Key Point Of New Seattle Police Policy By Marcie Sillman & Jason Pagano • Dec 18, 2013 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Flickr Photo/Blanca Garcia Gil Listen Listening... / 6:07 Marcie Sillman interviews Jim Pugel, Seattle Police Department's interim chief, about new policies on the use of force that was signed off by a federal judge. Tags: governmentSeattle Police DepartmentTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Judge Approves New Use-Of-Force Policy For Seattle Police By Patricia Murphy & Marcie Sillman • Dec 17, 2013 Wikimedia Commons/Joe Mabel Beginning next year Seattle police officers will be required to carry at least one weapon such as pepper spray in addition to their service revolvers. Fine For Smoking Pot Outside Cheaper Than A Parking Ticket By KUOW Staff • Dec 17, 2013 Flickr Photo/Dann Cove (CC-BY-NC-ND) If you’re caught smoking marijuana in public in Seattle, you could be fined $27. That’s the fine for drinking in public, but still less than a parking ticket. Will 2014 Be The Year Of The $15 Minimum Wage In Seattle? By Deborah Wang • Dec 18, 2013 KUOW File Photo/Deborah Wang Listen Listening... / 2:03 Newly-elected Councilmember Kshama Sawant is already working on her campaign promise to establish a $15 an hour minimum wage in Seattle. Inslee Proposes More Prison Beds, No Teacher COLAs In Budget Update By Austin Jenkins • Dec 18, 2013 Listen Listening... / More prison beds, but no cost of living raises for school teachers are two takeaways after Washington Governor Jay Inslee proposed a modest update to the state’s two-year budget. An Exit Interview With Former City Council Member Richard Conlin By Ross Reynolds & Amina Al-Sadi • Dec 17, 2013 Listen Listening... / 16:27 Ross Reynolds talks with outgoing councilmember Richard Conlin about his 16 year career on the Seattle City Council.