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Councilmember Harrell to convene discussion on plan to reduce downtown crime, street disorder

City of Seattle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/1/2014

Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Councilmember Harrell to convene discussion on plan to reduce downtown crime, street disorder

SeattleCity Councilmember Bruce Harrell will convene the Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology committee meeting this Wednesday to discuss ongoing initiatives to reduce downtown crime and street disorder through targeted outreach and social services to individuals.

Representatives from the Office of the Mayor, City Attorney’s Office, King County Prosecutor’s office, Seattle Police Department, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program and Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) will be at the table to discuss the ongoing work to improve public safety.

WHO:
Councilmember Harrell has invited the following representatives:

  1. Pete Holmes, Seattle City Attorney
  2. Dan Satterberg, King County Prosecutor
  3. Hyeok Kim, Deputy Mayor
  4. Assistant Chief Washburn, Seattle Police Department
  5. Captain Chris Fowler, Seattle Police Department
  6. Captain James Dermody, Seattle Police Department
  7. Lisa Daugaard, Defenders Association
  8. Chris Cates, Evergreen Treatment Services
  9. Gary Johnson, Department of Planning and Development

WHAT:
Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee: Reporting requirements for Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT); Conditions under which City funding for Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is provided; Measuring Neighborhood Public Safety and Street Disorder (Statements of Legislative Intent 128-4-A-1, 128-6-A-2, and 128-7-A-1)

WHEN:
2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 2

WHERE:
Council Chambers, 2nd floor
Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue, Seattle 98104

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