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Don’t let King County Prosecutor’s Office get off the hook

Earlier this year we said those responsible for King County’s high and increasing crime rate would be held accountable. This week’s presents another opportunity. Seattle Times editorial board member Alex Fryer recently penned a column highlighting the process by which violent offenders are either released or held on bail....

The winner of Seattle’s public servant Darwin Award goes to…

If Seattle had a Darwin Award-type honor bestowed to public servants, the winner no doubt would be Councilmember Kshama Sawant. However, Councilmembers Tammy Morales and Teresa Mosqueda are giving her a run for her money when it comes public safety. Recently Seattle Times columnists Danny Westneat accurately described what’s...

Mayor Bruce Harrell’s homelessness plan needs work

Earlier this year we wrote about how King County’s previous efforts to eliminate homelessness failed because those involved incorrectly diagnosed the root problem, warning that any future attempts to address the crisis needed to attack the real causes – substance abuse and mental illness.   Unfortunately, Mayor Bruce Harrell...

King County judge refuses to press charges against his attacker

A judge’s duty is to uphold and execute the law. When they don’t, they need to be held accountable and had it made clear they’re not doing their jobs.   That’s the case with King County Superior Court Judge Michael Scott, who was slapped by a man in Seattle...

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