Friday news roundup

This has been a week to remember.

The Seattle Times, The Stranger, KING, Q13, Patch (here and here), MyNorthwest (here and here), North American Post, Northwest Asian Weekly, Washington State Wire, Crosscut, South Seattle Emerald, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Seattle Bike Blog, and Erica Barnett discuss the ongoing protests and the criticism of the Seattle Police Department.

Newsweek report on numerous efforts to restrict the use of tear gas by police.

Crosscut and the Seattle PI report that the MLK Labor Council is reconsidering allowing SPOG, the police union, to be a member.

The Seattle Times, AP, and The Stranger are reporting on Chief Best’s announcement yesterday that “mourning badge” bands may no longer obscure badge numbers.

KIRO, the Seattle Times, Seattle Medium, and the South Seattle Emerald cover yesterday’s announcement by the city of two new, free COVID-19 testing sites.