Interim Seattle police Chief Adrian Diaz announced a tougher stance on vandalism Saturday, ahead of a planned protest. (Mike Lindblom / The Seattle Times)
Interim Seattle police Chief Adrian Diaz announced a tougher stance on vandalism Saturday, ahead of a planned protest. (Mike Lindblom / The Seattle Times)
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Seattle police chief announces tougher policy of prosecuting protesters who vandalize

Interim Chief Adrian Diaz said he has wanted to crack down on property destruction for months, and it’s becoming clear in his view, especially after the new Biden administration began this week, that violent protesters and vandals aren’t promoting a cause. Updated

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