The Mayor spends much of his letter examining what he believes are questions or issues about Defend The Tri or related groups. He supports KPD, but also calls for a review of police procedures and tactics, including use of force. He also addresses the recent protests and more.
Seattle's embattled Mayor Ed Murray has told the Seattle Times he has no plans to resign, even after a new accuser has stepped forward with sexual abuse claims. (UPDATE--shortly after the news broke and this story was published, Mayor Murray resigned his position).
After Mayor Ed Murray said earlier this week he would not be resigning, one City Council member hinted it might be time to consider a "transition in executive leadership," meaning forcing out the Mayor who's facing sex abuse charges.
Jeff Simpson is a 49-year-old who, along with three others, claim Seattle Mayor Ed Murray abused him as a teen in the 1980's. Although Murray and his attorney strongly deny such accusations, shocking new documents have been found in the Oregon CPS (Child Protective Services) system showing offi…