2022-2023 Committee on Public Safety & Human Services

The purpose of the Committee on Public Safety & Human Services is to provide policy direction and oversight and to deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters including but not limited to criminal justice and law enforcement, with special emphasis on programs and strategies to reduce crime, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and youth violence (including the Seattle Police Department and the City Attorney's Office); development and implementation of alternatives to police response and programs to reduce the public's involvement with law enforcement and decrease involvement with the criminal legal system; police accountability (including the Office of Police Accountability, Office of Inspector General, and the Community Police Commission), and the implementation of the Settlement Agreement between the Department of Justice and the City of Seattle regarding the Seattle Police Department; coordination with municipal, regional, state, and federal agencies engaged in public safety issues (including the Seattle Municipal Court); fire prevention and suppression, and emergency medical services; emergency preparedness, management, and response; and youth justice, alternatives to youth detention, and alternative housing options to youth incarceration;  human services including but not limited to: child care, aging, disability services, safe and thriving communities and the Let Everyone Advance with Dignity (LEAD) program; and local and regional public health.

Committee on Public Safety & Human Services 1/11/22
Committee on Public Safety & Human Services 1/11/22
1/11/20222:27:03

Pursuant to Washington State Governor's Proclamation No. 20-28.15 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 8402, this public meeting will be held remotely. Meeting participation is limited to access by the telephone number provided on the meeting agenda, and the meeting is accessible via telephone and Seattle Channel online. 

Agenda: Call to Order; Approval of the Agenda; Public Comment; OPA Investigation into June 8, 2020 Ruse; Public Health Update on COVID-192; Briefing on the December 9, Emergency 911 System Outage.

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Committee on Public Safety & Human Services 1/11/22

Pursuant to Washington State Governor's Proclamation No. 20-28.15 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 8402, this public meeting will be held remotely. Meeting participation is limited to access by the telephone number provided on the meeting agenda, and the meeting is accessible via telephone and Seattle Channel online. 

Agenda: Call to Order; Approval of the Agenda; Public Comment; OPA Investigation into June 8, 2020 Ruse; Public Health Update on COVID-192; Briefing on the December 9, Emergency 911 System Outage.