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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Seattle's Next Police Chief Will Not Be from Seattle

Posted by on Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 6:00 AM

So says Steve Miletich:

The search for Seattle’s next police chief has been narrowed to 10 candidates, all from out of state, according to sources familiar with the search process.

The only internal candidate to apply, Assistant Chief Nick Metz, was among 10 applicants removed from a list of 20 candidates reviewed on Friday by Mayor Ed Murray’s search committee, the sources said, without revealing names of those who remain in contention.

That might be a good thing, according to Dominic Holden's feature in this week's Stranger. "Metz, according to a number of officers, is widely considered more interested in himself and his own relationships than the health of the SPD," Dominic writes. "After the [federal monitor's] report noted there was 'resistance' to reform in the SPD's upper command staff that compromised the settlement agreement, Metz was demoted to captain, only to be promoted again to assistant chief under the Murray administration." (The police department did not respond to Dominic's request for comment about Metz.)

 

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Great!

Hopefully he or she will be a Sikh from India, they are supposed to make decent cops (unless you are an Indian lady prime minister) and could come in under the foreign visa scab worker laws.

We really should save on the costs of the SPD and SFD and import more Indians and foreign workers to take over their jobs at much lower rates of pay.

Also, we should offshore the senators' jobs from this state: Cantwell and Murray would never be missed!
Posted by sgt_doom on April 17, 2014 at 12:15 PM · Report this
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^ Nice post Officer O Neil. You sure you didnt want to add in a few shots at blacks and hispancs while you are knee deep in your little racist tirade? The whole state knows how much you guys LOATH nonwhites in Seattle.
Posted by araucania on April 19, 2014 at 5:41 PM · Report this

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