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Mayor announces new investment in citywide public safety

Mayor announces new investment in citywide public safety

Post ID: 40181 | POSTED ON: Aug 16, 2013
 
 

SEATTLE — Today Mayor Mike McGinn announced $400,000 in funding to expand ongoing citywide violence prevention emphasis patrols. These patrols, initiated in early spring to combat the major crimes that typically come with warm summer weather, will continue to address hot spots where crime data show additional resources are needed. This additional funding will extend the violence prevention emphasis patrols detail through the end of the year, funding 6,000 extra officer hours.

“We’re getting more officers out on the streets, including on foot and on bike, to protect public safety and respond to recent serious incidents and community concerns,” said McGinn.

Using recent crime data and the predictive policing software, community complaints and officer experience each of the City’s five police precinct commanders will determine how to best deploy the violence prevention emphasis patrols to address known hot spots within their precincts. These locations will include busy transit corridors, such as 3rd Avenue in downtown and Broadway on Capitol Hill.

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