Councilmember Licata Statement on Seattle Police Chief Announcement

City of Seattle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5/19/2014

Councilmember Nick Licata

Councilmember Licata Statement on Seattle Police Chief Announcement

SEATTLECouncilmember Nick Licata issued the following statement this morning in response to the Mayor’s announcement regarding Seattle’s Police Chief:

"I thank Mayor Murray for conducting a thorough search for our new police chief. I hope the Council can confirm Kathleen O’Toole as expediently as possible. I strongly support the Mayor selecting who he thinks will best serve the city. The Council’s role is to hold the Mayor responsible for that decision and the new chief’s performance."

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