“Disband the Cops” thread

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Listening to DeBlasio's plan to try and stem the surge of violent crime on this clip...wait I thought we didn't need cops and we were paying too much overtime? Specifically 1:20 to 1:37. The rest of it could be in the Gun Control thread.

 

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Does Patrol include Traffic Enforcement?
Basing this off the Website, Patrol seems to be a separate division from Traffice.

Department Fact Sheet - Police | seattle.gov

SPD has 1440 Sworn officers, 755 of them are assigned to Patrol, Councilmember Sawant wants cuts that equals a cut of 681 officers specifically from Patrol. Effectively halving the size of the department.
 

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Just holy shit! From the article:
This legislation was also sponsored by Councilor Quinton Zondervan. Zondervan said that in the event that an unlicensed driver has additional reasons for arrest, such as outstanding warrants, the individual should still be arrested. It is unclear how an unarmed city employee would go about arrested an individual who has an invalid license and a stack of warrants.
ETA: I think the city council should be the first to try out this new gig. :rolleyes:
 

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