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Council News:

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APR

Dunn partners with King County Sheriff’s Office on pilot program on mental health and wellness program for deputies
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn on Thursday introduced legislation supporting a pilot Wellness and Resiliency program at the King County Sheriff’s Office.

31
MAR

Councilmember Reagan Dunn, Prosecutor Dan Satterberg Support Additional Resources for Hate Crime Prosecutions
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn and King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg are putting forward a proposal to add resources for a specific hate crime response unit with four deputy prosecuting attorneys.

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MAR

Surge in hate and bias crime spurs call for new Hate Crime Unit in Sheriff’s Office
King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn has introduced legislation that would create a dedicated Hate and Bias Crime Unit within the King County Sheriff’s Office.

26
MAR

McDermott calls for Sheriff’s resignation
King County Councilmember Joe McDermott on Friday issued a statement, calling for the resignation of King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht in response to comments that surfaced in an internal KCSO email.

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