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City of Seattle
Seattle City Council
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Federal Police Monitor to brief Council on new use of force policies
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
9/16/2013  3:25:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Vinh Tang, Councilmember Harrell's Office, 206-684-8804

Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061


Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Federal Police Monitor to brief Council on new use of force policies

Seattle - Councilmember Bruce Harrell, chair of the Council's Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee, will host Merrick Bobb and members of the Seattle Police Monitoring Team at committee this Wednesday. The Seattle Police Monitor will provide an update on the proposed use of force policies and other issues related to compliance with the Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Justice.

Co-Chairs of the Community Police Commission will also brief Council on their policy recommendations and the work it is doing in the area of community engagement.

WHAT: Briefing on proposed Seattle Police Department use of force policies at the Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee

WHEN: 2 p.m., Wednesday, September 18

WHERE: Seattle City Hall, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 600 Fourth Ave, Seattle 98104

WHO:
Councilmember Bruce A. Harrell
Councilmember Mike O'Brien
Councilmember Nick Licata
Merrick Bobb, Seattle Police Monitor
J. Michael Diaz, Civil Rights Coordinator
Thomas Bates, Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, Department of Justice
Lisa Daugaard, Co-Chair, Community Police Commission
Diane Narasaki, Co-Chair, Community Police Commission

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