The Seattle Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee, chaired by councilman Bruce Harrell, held a hearing on March 13 to review and approve nominees for the Seattle Community Police Commission. The Commission will help reform the Seattle Police Department as required by the U.S. Department of Justice Settlement Agreement.
Mayor Mike McGinn announced his appointments to the new Community Police Commission on Monday, Jan. 14. The Community Police Commission is a partnership between the police department, its officers, community members, and public officials intended to support the development of reforms, establishment of police priorities, and mechanisms to promote community confidence in the Seattle Police […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Leaders of the Asian Pacific American community met with representatives of the Seattle Police Department on Wednesday, Jan.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell announced his entry into the increasingly
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Local members of the Asian and Pacific American community believe that they are not receiving adequate attention and engagement from the Seattle Police Department.
The Asian Pacific American community and the Seattle Police Department have never had the best relationship. In 1974, the state of Washington created the Commission on Asian American Affairs to address issues concerning the Asian Pacific American community. In 2010, the commission released a report, which included their policy recommendations. What was at the top […]
By Assunta Ng You might say that Seattle’s 2013 election will be boring after the dramatic presidential and governor races that happened this year, but that’s not true. On the contrary, thanks to Mayor Mike McGinn’s vulnerability, eight contenders have thought about replacing him, according to a Nov. 25 Seattle Times article. The prospective candidates are […]
The Northwest Asian Weekly is seeking donated gift baskets for its 30th anniversary gala. The gift baskets will be set out for display as centerpieces on each table. The gift baskets will be offered up for purchase during a silent auction taking place at the event. Gift baskets should include the company’s products AND gift […]
With news crews surrounding him, West Precinct Capt. Jim Dermody stood with Mayor Mike McGinn in front of Hing Hay Park’s pagoda to announce the Seattle Police Department’s patrol plans. The gesture was a loaded one, as the site of Hing Hay Park is one of the “hot spots” identified by the Seattle Police Department. […]
By Assunta Ng Recently, I was dining with a group of friends, and the mayor’s name came up. Some of them went with Mayor Mike McGinn to Seattle’s sister city, Chongqing, in March.