Friday news roundup

Several reflections on the police this morning.

PubliCola continues its reporting on the aftermath of SPD Chief Diaz’s decision to overrule the OPA on its recommendation to discipline a police officer.

MyNorthwest discusses who is responsible for the exodus of police officers from SPD.

Patch looks at what has happened to police department budgets across the country.

The South Seattle Emerald reports that the Inspector General for Public Safety is asking SPD to discontinue routing traffic stops for infractions that don’t endanger the public.

The Seattle Times looks as what a downtown comeback might look like.

PubliCola reports that some homeless service providers are refusing to sign the city’s contract extension due to some new terms in the contract.

West Seattle Blog covers the Alki Community Council meeting.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog brings us election news.

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