Seattle assistant police chief placed on paid administrative leave

(The Center Square) – Seattle police Assistant Chief Tyrone Davis has been placed on paid administrative leave as the department sees a surge in internal issues.

The Seattle Police Department confirmed the move to The Center Square on Friday and referred further questions to the Seattle Office of Police Accountability.

According to a report from The Seattle Times, the investigation involves a complaint from the Community Police Commission, where Davis served as a department liaison.

Davis first joined the Seattle Police Department in 1999. Last year, Davis was promoted to assistant chief of the department’s Special Operations Bureau, which includes SWAT, hostage negotiations team, and the arson/bomb squad.

A recent 30×30 report showed women at the Seattle Police Department describing gender discrimination and sexual harassment happening within the department.

Last month, four female police officers filed a $5 million tort claim against the Seattle Police Department, alleging sex discrimination, sexual
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