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Mayor Harrell, Councilmember Herbold, and Councilmember Nelson Align on Common Approach to Proposed Hiring Incentives Legislation

SEATTLE – In advance of the City Council’s Tuesday Public Safety & Human Services Committee, Mayor Bruce Harrell, Councilmember Lisa Herbold, and Councilmember Sara Nelson announced today a unified approach and path forward to passing legislation related to hiring incentives in support of improving public safety.  “I’d like to commend both… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Announces First Steps in Permanent Police Chief Search to Commence in April

Harrell: ‘Pleased’ with Interim Chief Adrian Diaz, who is encouraged to apply Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that the national search process for the next permanent chief of the Seattle Police Department (SPD) will officially begin in April. Prioritizing community engagement, Mayor Harrell shared first steps in… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell and Law Enforcement Leaders Unite to Announce Early Results of Collaborative Efforts to Address Public Safety and Crime

Dozens of charges filed and felony arrests made as part of Operation New Day addressing drug trafficking, gun violence, and crime at 12th and Jackson Leaders commit to collaboration around urgent need for action to address public safety issues facing Seattle downtown and citywide Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Bruce Harrell: “We Will Not Tolerate Crime in Seattle”

In the face of increased crime, Mayor lays out priorities and discusses immediate efforts that are leading to tangible results Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell held a press conference to lay out early strategies the City of Seattle is taking to address crime and share immediate priorities to improve public safety. Mayor Harrell was joined by Police Chief Adrian Diaz and… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Appoints New Department Leaders and Hires Director of Public Safety

Hamdi Mohamed will direct the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs; Maiko Winkler-Chin will lead the Office of Housing; Andrew Myerberg will join the Mayor’s Office as Director of Public Safety Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced additional members of his Cabinet, appointing new directors to the Office of Housing and the Office of Immigrant… [ Keep reading ]