NEW: Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes said his attorneys will review all the misdemeanor cases referred to his office involving peaceful protesters and could decide to dismiss some cases or refer others to a community-based, restorative-justice program.
People who were arrested in Seattle over the past few weeks while peacefully protesting police brutality and systemic racism will not be charged, city attorney Pete Holmes said Wednesday.
NEW: Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes: “POTUS has lost his mind.” Full statement:
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes called it a balance of “treatment with consequences,” and the goal is to make the community safer while at the same time providing help to the people committing the crimes.
Mayor Durkan, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes and Police Chief Carmen Best speak following the SPD monitor hearing. The police department was previously given a mandate by the Department of Justice to make improvements. Watch live:
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seattle city attorney pete'>Incumbent Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes cruised to re-election, with 72 percent of the more than 98,000 votes:
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes apologizes for bringing his legal pot buy back to office