Seattle court grants city attorney's request to block 'high utilizers' from alternate justice path

The court granted City Attorney Ann Davison’s request to bar certain repeat offenders from the program.

SEATTLE — The Seattle Municipal Court agreed to grant City Attorney Ann Davison’s request to bar some frequent offenders from having their cases moved to Seattle Community Court.

Davison thanked the court for granting her request in a Monday statement, saying in part, “Individuals causing the most impact on our community need meaningful accountability for their criminal activity paired with increased behavioral health services. The best venue to ensure appropriate accountability and community safety is in Seattle Municipal Court and my team will continue to engage service providers to address

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