Wednesday news roundup

We’re still talking about the resignation of Chief Best this morning.


Here is all the coverage of the resignation of SPD Chief Carmen Best:

The Seattle Times and Officer introduce us to Deputy Chief Adrian Diaz, who will take over for Carmen Best as interim Chief on September 2.

The Seattle Times, Seattle PI, and AP report that local news media organizations have appealed directly to the state Supreme Court a subpoena requiring them to disclose unpublished footage of the May 30 protest/riot.

Crosscut has a photographic essay of SPD’s “less lethal” crowd-control weapons.

Finally, this is the one thing you need to read/listen to today: local journalist Omari Salisbury speaking with KIRO Radio on the black community’s reaction to the City Council’s cuts to SPD’s budget and the ensuing resignation of Chief Best.

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