Despite Surge in Crisis Calls, Fewer Than Two Percent Involve Use of Force

Today, the Seattle Police Department released the Crisis Intervention Outcome Report, which covers an 18-month period between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. “Crisis calls in our city have surged, and yet the overwhelming majority of these incidents are handled with little or no force at all. This is a testament to the training and […]
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