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The Council's Law and Justice Committee considers and makes recommendations on policies relating to law, safety, criminal justice, and emergency management programs, excluding those related to alternatives to incarceration, but including those related to: public safety; adult detention; juvenile justice and youth services; superior and district courts; judicial administration; prosecuting attorney; public defense; implementation of a pre-trial risk assessment tool; emergency medical services; and emergency management, including disaster response, emergency preparedness, emergency planning, and the Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network (PSERN) project.

The committee shall also consider the implementation of appropriate labor agreements

In the areas within the committee's purview, the committee tracks state and federal legislative action and develops recommendations on policy direction for the biennial budget.

Meeting Times: Second and fourth Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, King County Courthouse, 10th floor

Chair: Larry Gossett
Vice Chair: Kathy Lambert
Members: Reagan Dunn, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Joe McDermott

Committee Staff: 
Lead Staff: Patrick Hamacher
Committee Assistant: Marka Steadman


Meeting Materials for the Law and Justice Committee

Listed below are the meeting materials for the Law and Justice Committee. The meeting materials available before each meeting are combined into one PDF document and posted below under Meeting Agendas and Materials. On occasion, not all materials will be available before the meeting. Additional materials for the meeting are posted as they become available.

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(If links are not displaying below, you may access agenda materials at https://aqua.kingcounty.gov/council/agendas/lj/)

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Email:
council@kingcounty.gov