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Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee

Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee

Committee Calendar

Committee regular meeting days and time:
1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 2 p.m.


The Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee covers law enforcement; fire prevention and suppression; emergency medical services; emergency preparedness; criminal justice; civil rights issues, including immigrant and refugee affairs; and Seattle’s information technology planning, including broadband telecommunications planning.

 

Complete Committee Description

To provide policy direction and oversight and to deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters relating to:

  • law enforcement, with special emphasis on programs and strategies to reduce crime, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and youth violence;
  • implementation of the Settlement Agreement between the Department of Justice and the City of Seattle regarding the Seattle Police Department;
  • fire prevention and suppression;
  • emergency medical services;
  • criminal justice;
  • coordination with municipal, regional, state and federal agencies engaged in public safety issues;
  • civil rights issues, including immigrant and refugee affairs, and improving access to employment and housing;
  • City information technology planning, implementation, and organization; cable telecommunications services and planning; broadband telecommunications planning and implementation; technology grants; Seattle Channel; seattle.gov; and citizen technology literacy and access; and
  • emergency preparedness, management, and response

 

Committee Members

       

Chair:Bruce Harrell

Vice-Chair: Nick Licata
Member: Sally Bagshaw
Alternate: Tim Burgess


 
   
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