Review Of Seattle Police Shows Promise Of US-Backed Reform Federally mandated changes in the Seattle Police Department led to a stunning drop in how often officers use serious force, with no rise in crime or officer injuries
Groups Want Say in Seattle Police - DOJ Reform Talks Community groups want a say and more transparency in negotiations between the city of Seattle and the Justice Department over police department reforms.
Seattle Could Face DOJ Lawsuit Over Police Reforms The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Mayor Mike McGinn over allegations that Seattle police officers regularly use excessive force. McGinn is due to respond this week to DOJ demands for reforms in the Police Department.
Report: School Turnaround Program Mostly Failing in WAResearchers at the University of Washington say the federal school turnaround program is mostly failing in Washington state, even though teachers and administrators are trying their best to make a difference for kids.