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Seattle Mayor Signs Executive Order Requiring Body Cameras on Patrol Officers

Local
Mayor Ed Murray of Seattle, working with City Attorney Pete Holmes, signed an Executive Order requiring all Seattle Police patrol officers to wear body-worn video cameras (body cameras). ...
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Lake City Business Owner Targeted for Hate Crime

Aaron Amundsen/KING
Local
Co-owner of Emerald City Tattoo and Supply in the Lake City neighborhood of Seattle, Aaron Amundsen, was recently the target of a hate crime. ...
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Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions Advised Trump on Selecting VP Mike Pence

Sessions endorses Trump in February (John Bazemore/AP)
Politics
Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney General and his nomination is being publicly contested. ...
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Interview: Seattle Detective Kim Bogucki on ‘The IF Project’ and Second Chances

Local
Det. Bogucki formed The IF Project in 2008 with "formerly justice involved folks" as a means to represent the diverse community the organization serves. ...
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Seattle Mayor, Police Chief Unveil Real Time Crime Center

Local
Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole Wednesday unveiled the Seattle Police Department’s Real Time Crime Center. ...
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Hundreds Convene at Church to Discuss Hate Crimes

Sawant LGBTQ Hate Crimes Forum/Photo: Matt Landers, GSBA
Top News Local
The overall mood of the debate appeared distressed and yet, at the same time, energized - in part because of the uptick in crime. ...
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Murray’s Budget Includes $1.5 Million for Homelessness

Top News Politics Local
Murray’s 2015-16 budget proposes $600,000 annually to fund a program for 150 homeless single adults, targeting veterans, to receive placement into housing. ...
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Seattle’s Central District Mourns Loss of Two Gay Men

Top News Local
Hundreds of concerned citizens and elected officials gathered at 29th and South King Street to remember Dwone Anderson-Young and ...
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Distracted Drivers Beware: ‘Click It or Ticket’ is Back

Top News Local
Motorists in King County can expect to see extra seat belt and distracted driving patrols. Last year 1,897 cell phone and texting violations were written. ...
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Four Potential Seattle Police Chief Selections Revealed

Top News Local
Four applicants are remaining in the search for a new police chief. The co-chairs of Murray’s police chief Search Committee have vocalized their support. ...
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