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Introducing SPD’s Record Request Center

As part of the Seattle Police Department’s ongoing commitment to transparency, SPD today became the first City of Seattle agency to launch an online Records Request Center, to improve access to public data and documents. The Records Request Center, powered by GovQA, will enhance how members of the public are able to… [ Keep reading ]

Mary Perry Joins Seattle Police Department as Director of Transparency and Privacy

The Seattle Police Department welcomes Mary Perry as Director of Transparency and Privacy. This is a new position with SPD as part of its re-organization of public disclosure response and enhanced compliance processes. In this role, Perry will oversee public disclosure and direct the department’s efforts to proactively provide data and… [ Keep reading ]

First Lady Michelle Obama Invites Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole to President Barack Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

The White House today announced that Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole will be in attendance for President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address at the invitation of First Lady Michelle Obama. Chief O’Toole will be seated in the First Lady’s Box. Since being selected by Mayor Murray to lead… [ Keep reading ]