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File #: 2021-0246    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2021 In control: Law and Justice Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/6/2021
Enactment date: 7/22/2021 Enactment #: 19313
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the public safety advisory committee; and amending Ordinance 19249, Section 1, Ordinance 19249, Section 2, and Ordinance 19249, Section 5.
Sponsors: Girmay Zahilay
Indexes: Committees, Public Safety
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19313, 2. A. Public Safety Advisory Committee Members
Related files: 2021-0113
Drafter
Clerk 06/21/2021
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to the public safety advisory committee; and amending Ordinance 19249, Section 1, Ordinance 19249, Section 2, and Ordinance 19249, Section 5.
Body
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Ordinance 19249, Section 1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
A. The King County public safety advisory committee is hereby established.
B. The purpose of the committee shall be to:
1. Engage with and receive input from community stakeholders directly impacted by the department of public safety and provide guidance to the council and the executive in the selection, appointment and confirmation process for appointment of the chief officer of the department of public safety in accordance with Ordinance 19249, ((s))Section 3 ((of this ordinance)); and
2. Engage with and receive input from community stakeholders directly impacted by the department of public safety regarding the values stakeholder communities hold on how law enforcement services should be provided and ways the county could improve the delivery of law enforcement services to preserve and enhance public safety, and to provide guidance to the council and the executive on those matters in accordance with Ordinance 19249, ((s))Section 4 ((of this ordinance)).
C.1. The committee shall include thirteen members of the public, who represent the geographic, ethnic and economic diversity of the department of public safety's service area. Two members of the committee shall represent overpoliced communities. Two members of the committee shall represent rural unincorporated communities. Two members of the committee shall represent urban unincorporated communities. Two members of the committee shall represent cities which contract with the department of public safety for police services. Two members of the committee shall have knowledge of, or experience related to, law enforcement reform work. One member of the committee shall represe...

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