Federal monitor blasts Seattle Police Dept.

Federal monitor blasts Seattle Police Dept.

Credit: KING

Federal monitor blasts Seattle Police Dept.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on November 16, 2013 at 5:07 PM

In a scathing report, a federal monitor says the Seattle Police Department has not lived up to its agreement to address excessive force and biased policing.

Merrick Bob was appointed to oversee a Department of Justice plan that lays out specific steps for meeting the terms of a settlement agreement
 
The Seattle Times published Bob's 61-page page draft report online. It blasts SPD for its foot-dragging, resistance in the top ranks and error-ridden data collection.

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