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Added Apr 11 2018

The 2016 CHBP is called out in the report as a prime example of SPD not recovering its costs of providing officers to commercial events in Seattle

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Date published
April 11, 2018
    Auditor says SPD should charge events like Capitol Hill Block Party more for policing
    Seattle spent more than $1.6 million posting its police officers at "free speech events" like protest marches and rallies in 2016. Meanwhile, the city spent $2.6 million policing outside Mariners, Reign, Seahawks, Storm, and Sounders games. The difference - besides the extra $1 million - for sportsball?

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