Rantz: Did Seattle councilmembers abuse police help, while defunding department?

As the Seattle City Council demonized cops back in 2020 during the mostly peaceful Black Lives Matter riots, were councilmembers secretly abusing access to the Seattle Police Department to get better security?

A tipster alleged that as the City Council defunded the police in response to anti-police activist demands, a handful of councilmembers were also working with the SPD to set up security systems at both their offices and their homes. That means, as the Council was making our communities more dangerous by cutting police officers, they were possibly benefiting from special treatment to keep themselves safe.

The results of my investigation may shock you.

Hypocrisy and abuse at

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