Seattle Government Wanted to Give BLM Its Police Station
Former Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan (D.) planned in June 2020 to give the police department’s East Precinct building to Black Lives Matter activists, who were then rioting and looting throughout the city, the Seattle Times reported Sunday.
Calvin Goings, a Durkan appointee who still serves as the city’s director of finance and administrative services, on June 8, 2020, emailed a draft resolution to the mayor that would have transferred ownership of the multimillion-dollar building to Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County, the far-left group’s local affiliate.
While the city ultimately did not transfer the building, rioters converged in front of the East Precinct as Goings sent the email, leading police to abandon the building. After officers evacuated, activists…