Tagged with 'Sheriff'

Sheriff Steve Strachan Says Downward Spiral Over, Now Hiring More Deputies

Sheriff Steve Strachan Says Downward Spiral Over, Now Hiring More Deputies

by Jack Mayne Steve Strachan says the reason he wanted the job of sheriff is because its move into contracting with other cities and agencies is the wave of the future, both in King County and nationally. He... [Read more]

John Urquhart Says Current Appointed Sheriff ‘Not Working Out’

John Urquhart Says Current Appointed Sheriff ‘Not Working Out’

by Jack Mayne John Urquhart, 64, wants to trade in his sergeant’s stripes for the four stars of the elected sheriff of King County and to command the 1,000 people, including 600 sworn officers, of what... [Read more]

SeaTac Police Services to Stay Stable, says Chief Jim Graddon

SeaTac Police Services to Stay Stable, says Chief Jim Graddon

SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon by Jack Mayne Changes in the way the King County Sheriff’s office deploys its men and women around the county will have no effect on the way the SeaTac Police operate,... [Read more]

There’s a New Sheriff in King County, and His Name is Steve Strachan

There’s a New Sheriff in King County, and His Name is Steve Strachan

On Monday (April 2), the King County Council appointed Steve Strachan as the new King County Sheriff, succeeding Sue Rahr, who left March 31 to become director of the Washington State Criminal Justice... [Read more]

Sheriff: Increased ‘Contract’ Partnerships Expected to Increase Public Safety

Sheriff: Increased ‘Contract’ Partnerships Expected to Increase Public Safety

Sheriff Sue Rahr at a 2010 press conference. Photo by Nicholas Johnson. by Ralph Nichols King County Sheriff Sue Rahr told The B-Town Blog this week she thinks “public safety will improve as we form... [Read more]