Compliments and Complaints – Police Accountability is a Two-Way Street

If you ever wonder about what political administrations do to undermine their police officers, look no further than the Twitter account of the Seattle Office of Police Accountability (OPA). There, dated March 29, 2018, among the case summaries and job posting tweets, is this little gem: “Do you know how to file a complaint against a @SeattlePD officer? If not, read about the complaint process here.”

An active-duty police officer brought this to my attention in an email he titled: “Sick Police Department.”