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Council News Release

6/12/2014  10:00:00 AM

Vinh Tang, Councilmember Harrell's Office, 206-684-8804
Dana Robinson Slote, (206) 615-0061

Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Council Public Safety Committee to Vote on Police Chief Nominee

Seattle - Councilmember Bruce Harrell will convene a special Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology committee meeting this afternoon to complete the committee confirmation process and vote on Kathleen O'Toole's confirmation as Seattle Police Chief. O'Toole was nominated for Chief of Police by Mayor Ed Murray on May 19, and her appointment is subject to Council confirmation.

Councilmembers listened to public feedback on Wednesday night and reviewed written answers from Ms. O'Toole. Councilmember Harrell also introduced the draft letter of expectations for the new Police Chief.

The Committee recommendation will be subject to a Full Council vote, scheduled for June 23 at 2:00 pm.

Kathleen O'Toole Confirmation Meeting and Vote

3 p.m., Thursday, June 12

Seattle City Hall
Council Chambers, Second floor
600 Fourth Ave, Seattle 98104

Seattle City Councilmembers
Mayor's Office
Police Chief Nominee Kathleen O'Toole

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