Hold the Line with Mike Solan

Hold the Line with Mike Solan is an in depth long form discussion into the politics that surround and impact law enforcement. Mike Solan is a national law enforcement expert and the President of the Seattle Police Officers Guild. His reasonable approach to public safety has earned Mike accolades and the trust of law enforcement nationwide.

The Homeless Industrial Complex

December 2nd, 2021

Mike welcomes Andrea Suarez and Kevin Dalgren from We Heart Seattle and discusses the REAL reason there is a worsening homeless problem in Seattle and what they are personally doing to solve it.  You can check out their work here: https://weheartseattle.org/

LINKS: 

Seattle Times: https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/big-hearts-theres-room-for-all-the-citizen-led-responses-to-seattles-homelessness-crisis/

Seattle Journal:https://www.theseattlejournal.com/andrea-suarez-and-we-heart-seattle/

KIRO: https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/seattle-neighbors-take-action-end-homelessness/O4ZFBJI4FBA7BEOXYV3UZXUYOE/

KOMO:https://komonews.com/news/project-seattle/we-heart-seattle-volunteers-criticized-for-trash-picking-efforts-at-homeless-camps

Tentgate clip: https://twitter.com/AlyciaRamirez3/status/1368703528244408320?s=09

KOMO Update: https://komonews.com/news/project-seattle/man-at-odds-with-ballard-neighbors-leaves-neighborhood-with-help-from-non-profit

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Major Election Win for Moderates

November 10th, 2021

Mike reviews the results of Seattle’s contentious 2021 elections, their impact on public safety and implications for the future.

Links: 

• Harrell interview: Harrell Interview: https://mynorthwest.com/3222027/bruce-harrell-change-agent-seattle-next-mayor/
• Seattle University study: http://www.seattle.gov/Documents/Departments/Police/Reports/2020%20CITYWIDE_Seattle%20Public%20Safety%20Survey%20Report.pdf
• SPOG’s response to Pete Holmes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDwhQLfyjVs
• HTL Ep. 17 - Ken Wilson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au32FHahV_U&t=9s

 

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Seattle City Council Candidate, Ken Wilson

October 30th, 2021

Mike sits down with City Council candidate Ken Wilson  (Position 8 - Citywide) and discusses public safety, homelessness, and the radical position of his opponent Teresa Mosquesda.

Campaign website for Ken Wilson: https://www.kenforcouncil8.com/

Please visit our sponsors: 
• Hart 2 Hart Medical Supply: https://hart2hart.com/ for FDA registered respirator masks at wholesale prices. 
• StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

The Mandate Has Dropped

October 26th, 2021

Mike takes a deep dive into the political nuances behind Seattle’s Vaccination Mandate and its potential impact on public safety.

Please visit our sponsors: 
• Hart 2 Hart Medical Supply: https://hart2hart.com/ for FDA registered respirator masks at wholesale prices. 
• StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Seattle is a Public Safety Disaster Waiting to Happen

October 8th, 2021

In this episode Mike discusses the disastrous City Council vote that rejected funding for police officer recruitment and retention.  

Links: 
• KIRO News: https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/city-council-rejects-plan-recruit-retain-seattle-police-officers/OIZEOO4CLRE7VCGSFGOEHX5V3I/

• KOMO News: https://komonews.com/news/operation-crime-justice/80-year-old-tourist-randomly-attacked-in-seattles-capitol-hill-neighborhood

• MyNorthwest: https://mynorthwest.com/3147730/seattle-council-rejects-using-exodus-savings-on-spd-hiring/

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NBA Legend, James Donaldson

August 27th, 2021

Mike interviews NBA legend and former Seattle Supersonic, James Donaldson.  Mike and James discuss the "defunding the police" movement, mental illness and its impact on the rampant homeless problem in Seattle.  

You can find out more about James’ nonprofit here: http://yourgiftoflife.org/

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The Vaccination Mandate Debate

August 20th, 2021

In this episode Mike takes a deep dive into the Seattle Mayor, Jenny Durkan’s vaccine mandate for city employees and the impact it will have on public safety.  Mike also exposes outgoing City Attorney Pete Holmes for his desperate swipe at SPOG while his campaign was imploding. Last, Mike gives his opinion on the two SPD officers who were fired for “unprofessional conduct” over their part in the January 6th “Insurrection”. 

  1. Vaccine Mandate: 1:47
  2. Pete Holmes: 11:39
  3. Insurrection Two: 18:14

Links:

  1. SPOG Press Release: https://seattlepoliceofficers.com/vaccine-mandate-for-city-workers/
  2. KOMO News: https://komonews.com/news/local/new-report-shows-seattle-police-response-times-could-take-over-an-hour
  3. RANTZ: https://mynorthwest.com/3080850/rantz-after-defunding-and-demonizing-police-council-blames-chief-for-mass-exodus/
  4. SPOG reaction to Pete Holmes Tweet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDwhQLfyjVs&t=54s

 

The Insurrection 6

July 10th, 2021

Mike takes a deep dive into the investigation of the six SPOG members who attended the "Capitol Hill Insurrection" on January 6, 2021 and the investigation lead by the Office of Police Accountability.

Please visit our sponsor: • StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Seattle 2.0 is a Disaster!

June 14th, 2021
Public safety is being re-imagined with absolutely no plan as the Seattle City Council governs via Twitter, text messages "disappear" and a crime wave strikes Seattle. All in the name of "Seattle 2.0".
 
Please visit our sponsor: • StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

Chocolati Controversy

May 3rd, 2021

Mike dives into the controversy surrounding two SPD officers being denied service at Chocolati, a well known Seattle chocolate shop and reveals what happened when the owner met with the officers to apologize. 

Please visit our sponsors: 
• Hart 2 Hart Medical Supply: https://hart2hart.com/ for FDA registered respirator masks at wholesale prices. 
• StopDefunding.com: https://stopdefunding.com/ to sign the petition to stop the defunding of police departments nationwide.

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