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Monitor: Seattle Police Making Progress On Reforms

From new training programs to better record-keeping, the Seattle Police Department is making good strides toward reform, according to the court-appointed monitor for the efforts.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2014

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Seattle Police Admit ‘Mistake’ In Demonstration Arrest

While Seattle police continue their search for two protesters part of a chaotic confrontation on Saturday, the department is acknowledging that an officer arrested the wrong person during the event.

CBS Seattle–12/10/2014

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Seattle Protests Costs More Than $585,000 So Far

Seattle police said Tuesday it has cost them more than $585,000 to provide public safety services at demonstrations protesting a grand jury decision in the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

CBS Seattle–12/10/2014

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One Arrest In Latest Seattle Ferguson Protest

Seattle police Chief Kathleen O’Toole says police made one arrest Monday night as demonstrators again targeted the city’s downtown Westlake Center mall area in protest of a Missouri grand jury decision not to indict a police officer who fatally shot a black teenager. The protest was peaceful.

CBS Seattle–12/02/2014

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

SPD Sergeant Files Suit Claiming Retaliation

A Seattle police sergeant is suing the city on a claim that she was treated poorly after reporting that several officers were being favored to receive extra overtime pay.

CBS Seattle–12/01/2014

Bob Ferguson, Washington Attorney General

Washington Attorney General Opines On Cop Cams

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he’ll issue an opinion Monday on police body cameras.

CBS Seattle–11/24/2014

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

Seattle Police Switch To Digital Tickets

The Seattle police department has decided to stop writing traffic tickets. They’re switching to an electronic system that will print out electronic tickets instead.

CBS Seattle–11/11/2014

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Seattle Police Kill Armed Man Who Shot At Officers

Inside the man’s home, officers found body armor and multiple fire-arms, including semi-automatic rifles

CBS Seattle–08/31/2014

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Police To Citizens: Be Careful What You Tweet

Two recent incidents led the Washington State Patrol to organize the “TweetSmart” campaign

CBS Seattle–08/14/2014

Kathleen O’Toole (Photo credit: Seattle Police Department)

Seattle Council OKs City’s 1st Female Police Chief

The City Council on Monday approved hiring Kathleen O’Toole as Seattle’s new police chief. The one-time Boston police commissioner and former inspector general for Ireland’s national police force will be Seattle’s first female chief.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

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