City Inside/Out episodes

In face of challenges, Seattle leaders bet on Dual Dispatch to improve public safety
City Inside/Out: Public Safety Concerns

Ensuring public safety in Seattle is a challenge, with record numbers of homicides in 2023, an opioid crisis on our streets and a severe police officer shortage. But city leaders are banking on a new Dual Dispatch model to streamline services and improve response times when the public calls 9-1-1.


Adrian Diaz, Chief, Seattle Police Department 

Harold Scoggins, Chief, Seattle Fire Department 

Amy Smith, Acting Chief, Seattle CARE Department 

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