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Commissions request public hearing into SPD and SPOG

In a letter to the Seattle City Council, Mayor jenny Durkan, and the Office of Civil Rights (available here), the Seattle LGBTQ Commission and the Seattle Human Rights Commission urge city officials to use their authority under Article IV, Section 4 of the Seattle City Charter to “compel” witnesses in a public hearing regarding the involvement of Seattle Police Department, Seattle Police Officers Guild, and its officers at the “Stop the Steal” Rally in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021, as well as the armed insurrection of the Capitol Building itself on the same day.

The full contents of the letter are below: