John Diaz

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Seattle Council Expected To OK New Police Chief

The Seattle City Council is expected to give final approval Monday to hiring Kathleen O’Toole as police chief.


File photo of a Seattle police officer. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

REPORT: Seattle Police Chief John Diaz Stepping Down

After a relatively short tenure, Seattle Police Chief John Diaz is retiring, according to

CBS Seattle–04/08/2013

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn poses for a portrait backstage at Bumbershoot Festival KEXP Music Lounge at Seattle Center on September 6, 2010 in Seattle, Washington.  (credit:Steven Dewall/GettyImages)

Justice Dept. Gives Seattle Its Police Reform List

A day after Seattle’s mayor proposed nearly two dozen police reforms in response to a damning federal report, U.S. Justice Department representatives delivered their list of proposed reforms during a closed door meeting with city officials.