Archive for 'CCI'
Mayor Mike McGinn announced today that the Seattle Police Department will field increased DUI enforcement patrols this Memorial Day weekend, in conjunction with Target Zero DUI emphasis patrols by other law enforcement agencies. The City will also conduct education about the risks of impaired driving as part of the Be Super Safe[More]
Posted: May 24th, 2013 under CCI, Community Engagement, Health, Public Safety, Transportation.
Mayor Mike McGinn and Interim Police Chief Jim Pugel announced today that they are investing in public safety in Seattle parks by hiring two new Park Rangers to patrol Cal Anderson Park and Occidental Square full-time. This announcement comes in the wake of several high-profile incidents of violence in local parks, particularly[More]
Posted: May 23rd, 2013 under Budget, CCI, Community Engagement, Jobs, Public Safety.
Completing King Street Station’s major public space renovation and seismic retrofit, the City of Seattle today officially reopened the station’s main waiting room. Mayor Mike McGinn and other distinguished guests officially reopened the waiting room to public use by ceremonially relighting its grand chandelier. Rescuing it from decades of neglect, the[More]
Posted: April 24th, 2013 under Budget, CCI, Jobs, Mayor McGinn, Transportation.
Seattle Police Chief John Diaz announced his retirement today after 36 years in law enforcement, 33 of those years as a member of the Seattle Police Department. Assistant Chief Jim Pugel of the Criminal Investigations Bureau will be the acting Interim Chief upon Chief Diaz’s departure at the end of May. “After[More]
Posted: April 8th, 2013 under CCI, Nightlife Initiative, Public Safety.
Today Mayor McGinn, the Seattle Police Department and the Seattle Department of Transportation updated the public on the mayor’s pre-paid parking program and road safety emphasis patrol efforts in advance of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend. “When it comes to our road safety efforts, we are taking an ‘all-of-the-above’ approach,” said[More]
Posted: March 13th, 2013 under Arts and Nightlife, CCI, Community Engagement, Education, Health, Nightlife Initiative, Public Safety.
Last week downtown Seattle got some very good news when we opened the Westlake Park Play Space. The park and play space were filled with the happy sounds of kids at play as we cut the ribbon on this unique new amenity for downtown families. Downtown Seattle is thriving. It has a[More]
Posted: March 5th, 2013 under CCI, Community Engagement, Health, Mayor McGinn, Public Safety.
Mayor Mike McGinn and Police Chief John Diaz announced today that new “Predictive Policing” software has been deployed in the East and Southwest Precincts. The software was designed by the University of California, Los Angeles in partnership with the Los Angeles Police Department. It has been used by police departments all over[More]
Posted: February 27th, 2013 under CCI, Nightlife Initiative, Public Safety, Race and Social Justice.
Mayor McGinn today delivered his 2013 State of the City address in Seattle City Council Chambers. He detailed indicators of a recovering local economy, building great neighborhoods, new efforts to improve early learning in Seattle, a plan to update the Neighborhood Policing Plan and work to build out Seattle's rail transit network.[More]
Posted: February 19th, 2013 under Budget, CCI, Education, Health, Human services, Immigrants & refugees, Jobs, Public Safety, Race and Social Justice, Speeches, Sustainability, Technology, Transportation.
Tags: April Thomas
Today Mayor Mike McGinn and the SPD 20/20 team provided an update to the public on the progress of 20/20 implementation. The mayor also announced new civilian appointments to the Firearms Review Board, which reviews each discharge of a firearm by a Seattle police officer and makes disciplinary recommendations. “We are about[More]
Posted: February 14th, 2013 under CCI, Community Engagement, Public Safety, Race and Social Justice.
Tags: April Thomas, Jen Nance
The Seattle Police Department and the Mayor’s Office launched the Safe Communities Initiative on August 7th during National Night Out. Part of the SPD 20/20 Plan, Safe Communities is a sustained community outreach that seeks to ensure the City is meeting our goal of reducing crime and creating the safest possible neighborhoods.[More]
Posted: January 16th, 2013 under CCI, Community Engagement, Mayor McGinn, Public Safety.