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Determining Seattle's Municipal Jail Needs

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Seattle is participating in a regional process to possibly site and build a new municipal jail for cities located in north and east King County.
For more information, please visit the North/East Cities Municipal Jail Planning Web site:

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Why Seattle Needs a Municipal Jail
Managing Jail Population
Some Offenses Require
Jail Time
Projected Number of
Jail Beds
Site Selection
Jail Design Options
Community Input & Outreach
Questions / Comments
Additional Resources

Municipal Jail Planning Project Background