Does Patrol include Traffic Enforcement?The Seattle City Council aims to cut SPD's budget by 25%. A specific council woman targeted the Patrol branch of SPD in her listed out items and would effectively eliminate Patrol.
Chief’s Letter to City Council in Response to Decriminalize Seattle/King County Equity Now Proposals
Basing this off the Website, Patrol seems to be a separate division from Traffice.Does Patrol include Traffic Enforcement?
Just holy shit! From the article:Well I don't see any problems with this. LOL
City of Cambridge replaces cops with unarmed city officials for traffic stops—what could go wrong?
ETA: I think the city council should be the first to try out this new gig.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.
My preferred message from a police department with balls would have been instructions to citizens on how to buy a firearm, and then state not to expect aid from Law Enforcement.I...I do not even know where to begin...
Minneapolis police say to obey criminals and 'be prepared' to be robbed