Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced that the City of Seattle and the Seattle Fire Chiefs Association Local 2898 approved a four-year contract agreement. Local 2898 represents 24 Battalion Chiefs and nine Deputy Chiefs. “Our firefighters keep Seattle [...]


Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after a status conference on the Consent Decree, held by U.S. District Court Judge James Robart: “Judge Robart made it clear today that ensuring constitutional policing needs to be Seattle’s top [...]


Today, Mayor Ed Murray transmitted to City Council legislation authorizing the sale of the Civic Square project to Bosa Development to build a residential tower with street-level retail space and a 25,000 square-foot public plaza. The agreement [...]


Today, Mayor Ed Murray, working with City Attorney Pete Holmes, signed an Executive Order requiring all Seattle Police patrol officers to wear body-worn video cameras (body cameras). The order requires the Seattle Police Department (SPD) to equip [...]

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