The Seattle Police Department was placed under a consent decree in 2012 after an 11-month investigation by the DOJ found routine use of excessive force and civil rights violations.
Kelly’s last 12 years have been controversial as he expanded use of the stop-and-frisk policy and created a local counter-terrorism unit.
On Jan. 1, arguably one of the most controversial and longest serving police commissioners the New York Police Department has ever had, Raymond Kelly, will officially be stepping down. “It was a great career choice for me,” Kelly said. “I’ve never regretted it.” With more than 34,000 officers patrolling the streets