Department of Justice

Law
5:43 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Frustrated Police Monitors Could Hold Lessons For New Commission

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.

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