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Seattle Husband and Wife Police Officers Fired for Presence at Insurrection

Seattle Husband and Wife Police Officers Fired for Presence at Insurrection

Seattle Husband and Wife Police Officers Fired for Presence at Insurrection

Seattle Husband and Wife Police Officers Fired for Presence at Insurrection

Chief fires 2 Seattle Police officers who broke the law during Capitol siege

On Friday, Police Chief Adrian Diaz fired the two officers Caitlin Everett and Alexander Everett present at the U.S. Capitol insurrection who also allegedly lied about their whereabouts.

Chief Diaz’s Statement on Termination of Two Officers Present During Attack on DC Capitol
by Public Affairs on August 6, 2021, 12:31 pm
From Chief Adrian Diaz:

Today, I issued my final discipline in the case of two officers found to have been in Washington, D.C., on January 6th. Based on the evidence presented to me and the statement of the officers themselves, I have terminated their employment with the Seattle Police Department, effective immediately.

In granting the police the power and responsibility to do their work, the community takes as collateral an expectation that law enforcement will at all times earn and abide by that trust.

As Chief, I?have?ensured full accountability for anyone found to have lied or other behavior that violates community trust or lessens our ability to work with our community.

This is what should be expected?of policing, and it is what I demand as Chief. It is also what Seattle Police officers expect of their colleagues since these two officers’ actions in D.C. that day were first brought to our attention by fellow officers.

It is based on those values that I reached my decision. The two officers were found to have crossed the outdoor barriers established by the Capitol Police?and were directly next to the Capitol Building. Clear evidence places them directly next to the Capitol Building.? It is beyond absurd to suggest that they did not know they were in an area where they should not be, amidst what was already a violent, criminal riot.

These two officers were present at an attack on the U.S. Capitol, which was also an attack on our profession and on every officer across the country. Make no mistake: as a result of the events on January 6th, five Capitol police officers have lost their lives.?More than a hundred officers sustained serious injuries – some career-ending – through outright assault.?Hundreds more, across all agencies, called to respond, bear the physical and emotional scars of that day.?The participation of these two officers in that crowd is a stain on our department, and on the men and women who work every day to protect our community, serve those in need, and do so with compassion and dignity.

On behalf of the Seattle Police Department, I send my apologies to the Capitol Police, Washington DC Metro Police, Virginia State Police and all the other agencies that put themselves on the line protecting the Capitol and who continue to bear the scars of that day.

Adrian Z. Diaz

Chief of Police

Seattle Police Department

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