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Here you'll find links to articles and commentaries by the members of the Monitoring Team.

The Seattle Times | Feb 24, 2021

What is next for policing in Seattle? Here’s what I see

Stripping funding from SPD without meaningfully standing up the alternative community resources and social programs necessary to provide for community well-being risks undermining the progress that Seattle has made over the past eight years.

Crosscut | August 3, 2020

Opinion | Don't defund Seattle police without building the right bridges

Lasting change in policing and public safety will not flow from feel-good funding shifts. Social services must be transformed, too.