April 22, 2024 1:11 pm

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Exclusive interview with Chief James Nelson of the Lynnwood Police Department

lynnwood police department

LYNNWOOD— In continuing our podcast series on public safety, Lynnwood Times journalist Bo Brusco discusses Chief James Nelson of the Lynnwood Police Department (LPD) the unique staffing challenges his department is facing and how social work and police work go hand-in-hand.  Technically, there are only two vacant commissioned positions at the LPD, but there’s more […]

Exclusive interview with Everett Police Chief Dan Templeman

Dan Templeman

EVERETT — In continuing our podcast series on public safety, Lynnwood Times journalist Bo Brusco deep dives with Everett Police Chief Dan Templeman to discuss staffing shortages, how resignations and retirements lead to losing years of valuable experience, and the importance of mental health in the law enforcement profession.  Dwindling applicant pools, early retirement and […]

County leaders respond to public safety concerns at town hall

Public safety town hall

MARYSVILLE, Washing., June 8, 2022 – Over 100 people gathered in Marysville’s Opera House for a Snohomish County Public Safety Town Hall on Wednesday. The panel, comprised of Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney, Chief Criminal Deputy Matt Baldock, and Councilmen Sam Low and Nate Nehring, answered questions ranging from staffing shortages to police reform policies. […]

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