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About City Inside/Out

Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: Public Safety Concerns
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