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Community Advisory Board Announcement

Community Advisory Board Announcement

Announcement:  King County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Applicants for KCSO Community Advisory Board

The King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) is seeking applicants to serve on the newly formed KCSO Community Advisory Board.  The purpose of the KCSO Community Advisory Board is to gather a diverse set of public safety experts and advocates to support and advise King County Sheriff Patricia Cole-Tindall on creating a just, dynamic, and responsive public safety system.  Objectives of the Community Advisory Board include:

  • Advise the King County Sheriff on policy concepts and implementation;
  • Serve as the community voice on public safety and law enforcement issues; and
  • Create a forum for trust building between law enforcement and community.

The Community Advisory Board will have between 10 and 15 members, drawn from the following categories:

  • Unincorporated Rural King County
  • Unincorporated Urban King County
  • Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
  • KCSO Contract Cities*
  • Community Groups
  • Business Groups

Additionally, the Community Advisory Board will strive for a diverse set of participants, including representatives from BIPOC communities, youth, and those with prior justice system involvement.

Individuals interested in serving on the Community Advisory Board should submit a letter of interest, explaining their desire and qualifications for serving on the Board.  The applicant should also identify in their letter which of the membership categories identified above they represent.

 *Contract Cities:  Beaux Arts, Burien, SeaTac, Carnation, Covington, Kenmore, Maple Valley, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Newcastle, Sammamish, Shoreline, Skykomish, Woodinville.


  • Applications must be submitted by October 16, 2023
  • For any questions, please contact us at
  • Note: A Department of Licensing (DOL) background check will be completed by KCSO