Seattle Police Department

Commission: Seattle mayor may have violated bargaining agreement with body camera order


Answering a complaint by the city's police union, state labor officials say further investigation is needed into the mayor's executive order.

Open data in Seattle: Progress report and plan reveal transparency triumphs, challenges


A report of the past year's progress and a forecast for the future place the city in an elite category when it comes to transparency governance, but a few gaps reveal challenges ahead.

Police experts: The time is now to prepare for FirstNet


Police leaders from around the country believe departments need to think about how they can use the new broadband network.

Seattle opens body camera data to promote transparency


A Seattle Police Department hackathon, and its use of cloud computing, helped the agency post terabytes of police videos publicly on YouTube.

Seattle police body cameras hit roadblock


An anonymous citizen is using bureaucracy to slow the Seattle Police Department’s effort to test equipping police officers with body cameras.