That's what Chief John Diaz said in front of a room of East Precinct neighbors last week about a controversial Seattle police union newspaper article. But will Diaz be so blunt when he's at the same table as Rich O'Neill, president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild, at a Stranger-sponsored forum at City Hall? And what's O'Neill think about the chief claiming the editorial "degrades trust in our police department"?

Also: police critics, police watchdogs, and more this Thursday:


Honestly, I have no idea how many people will show up to this event, but lots of folks have been asking me about it. So you may want to get there early to make sure you have a chair. We're working on run-off seating.