Seattle mayor, 2 city council members work together on police hiring incentives proposal

A report released by the City Budget Office found there was not enough conclusive data to determine if police hiring incentives worked.

SEATTLE — Editor’s note: The above video on staffing levels at the Seattle Police Department originally aired on April 26, 2022.

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell and two Seattle City Council members have aligned on a common approach to pass legislation establishing hiring incentives for some hard-to-fill positions in the City of Seattle, including open police jobs. 

“We have to, as a city, change the whole narrative about how we look at police officers and that’s what we are doing. We have a

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