Find Posts By Topic

Posts categorized under Statements and News Releases Archives - Page 22 of 22 - SPD Blotter

Chief Diaz responds to ongoing OPA investigation

The fact that I hold my officers to the highest standard is no secret. Our community deserves and expects nothing less. Right now this case (see SPD Statement below) is in the hands of the Office of Professional Accountability (OPA).  It was referred there by Department commanders per Department policy. The… [ Keep reading ]

Implementing police reforms

The following is a post from Mayor Mike McGinn’s blog: The people of Seattle deserve a police force that fights crime in a way that is fair and equitable. We deserve a police force that is well trained and accountable for its actions. We deserve a police force that is… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz’s budget presentation to City Council

Chief John Diaz delivered the following remarks to the City Council at 2 p.m. today. Chief’s message 100411 As I was preparing for this budget presentation, my original inclination was to focus on four topics: • Where we are in the Neighborhood Policing Plan • The impact of current fiscal realities • Promising developments… [ Keep reading ]