File #: 2008-0027    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/4/2008 In control: Law, Justice and Human Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/25/2008
Enactment date: 3/7/2008 Enactment #: 16027
Title: AN ORDINANCE accepting the sheriff's office operational master plan.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Operational Master Plan, Sheriff
Attachments: 1. 16027.pdf, 2. 2008-0027 Attachment #6 for 02-14-08 LJHS ~ PPP-KCSO OMP.ppt, 3. 2008-0027 Attachment to Transmittal Letter--King County Facilities Master Plan Proposed Work Program--King County Sheriff's Office--December 2007.doc, 4. 2008-0027 Fiscal Note.xls, 5. 2008-0027 REVISED Staff Report for 02-14-08 LJHS.doc, 6. 2008-0027 Staff Report for 02-14-08 LJHS.doc, 7. 2008-0027 Transmittal Letter.doc, 8. A. King County Sheriff’s Office Operational Master Plan--October 2007, 9. A. King County Sheriff’s Office Operational Master Plan--October 2007
Staff: Curry, Clifton
Clerk 02/19/2008
AN ORDINANCE accepting the sheriff's office operational master plan.
1. The sheriff's office is the primary law enforcement agency in King County with responsibilities to provide regional, local unincorporated and contract services. Regional law enforcement services are provided to the more than one million eight hundred thousand residents of King County.
2. In 2004, in response to a changing environment, public inquiries and a performance review by the King County council auditor; the sheriff's office committed to the completion of an operational master plan to include a comprehensive review of the law enforcement operations, services, and facilities provided by the sheriff's office.
3. Ordinance 15333, adopting the 2006 King County budget, authorized funding for an operational master plan.
4. The operational master plan was directed by a steering committee comprised of representatives of the sheriff's office, county executive, King County council, superior court, district court, county prosecutor, public defender and adult and juvenile detention as well as the cities of Burien, Shoreline and Sammamish and the unincorporated area councils.
5. The steering committee, supported by a project team and consultants, collected and examined extensive information from a wide array of stakeholders and developed six recommendations regarding the operations, services types and levels, service model and the executive authority of the sheriff.
SECTION 1. The King County council recognizes that the provision of law enforcement services is a mandated and fundamental county responsibility. The council is committed to the provision of the highest-quality, most-effective and least-costly law enforcement services. The council finds that, in order to provide the best possible services, the King County sheriff's office should work to implement those policies...

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