#SeattlePD

Who can blame Carmen Best?

Who can blame Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best for resigning?

After the humiliation at the hands of Mayor Jenny Durkan, Best’s wonderful message to her troops is a lesson in dignity, something her boss knows little about. Recall the mayor undermined Best when allowing the “summer of love” in CHAZ, only to demand the police clean it up when it affected her own $7m gated mansion.

After 28 years on the force, would anyone truly wish to complete the pinnacle of their career dispensing budget and salary cuts, firing new recruits – many from minority backgrounds – to make way for woke social workers to replace many functions that will likely still end up relying on the police to ensure the very safety and harmony they’re promising to deliver?

Even though the council voted 7-1 to defund the police, maybe they missed the huge number of Seattle citizens openly expressing support for the men and women in blue last Sunday?

Spineless SJWs in Seattle

The Seattle City Council has determined that multiple roles traditionally operated by the Seattle Police Department should be replaced with the ‘Department of Community Safety & Violence Prevention.(DOCS&VP).’

Their logic is clear enough:

Whereas, the Council is committed to confronting the structural and institutional racism as a fundamental step towards addressing the racist institution of policing

…Whereas, these protests forced many nationwide and in Seattle to confront the racism that has been plaguing the Black community for centuries and spread to other communities of color, the harmful impacts of white supremacy culture, and the Seattle Police Department’s (SPD) role in perpetuating racism and violence.

As a city, whites make up 65.7%, Asians 14.1%, Black 7.1% and Hispanic 6.3%.

Ethnicity of the Seattle PD is 74%, 6.9%, 8% and 4.7% respectively.

For what it is worth, if the Seattle PD perpetuates so much racism, why is the Chief of Police Carmen Best, black? Why is Assistant Chief – Special Operations Bureau Eric Greening, black? So of the 8 command staff, 50% are white. Meaning 50% aren’t.

The DOCS&VP will be required to have:

Culturally-relevant expertise rooted in community connections

• Well versed in de-escalation skills and mental health support

• Trauma-informed, gender-affirming, anti-racist praxis

• Connected to resources like housing, food security, and other basic needs.

How spineless are the Democrat council members, so desperate to score moral preening points, that they spit in the face of the brave men and women who defend them?

Mayor Jenny Durkan already displayed her brazen incompetence over CHAZ. Stands to reason that her council share her shocking lack of judgment. Await another spectacular failure which will only end up perpetuating the very things they think they’ll stop. Madness.

CHAZ gets the CHOP. Democrat Mayor acts after her $7m mansion threatened

Jen

Liberal logic at its finest. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) has finally sent in the police to clear out the “summer of love” after her own $7.6m mansion was threatened. This tweet captured it all. Good videos of the action here.

We wonder whether CHAZ should take their grievances to the UN Security Council and ask for sanctions on the US for invading a peaceful sovereign nation. After all, #AllNationsMatter.

Funny how politicians start to act when things begin to personally impact them.