Edmonds Police chief hire: What changed? | Letter to the Editor
Last updated 12/4/2020 at 1:34pm
What changed between April 9 and yesterday (Dec. 3)?
The April 9 official press release from Mayor Mike Nelson's office naming Acting Chief Jim Lawless as permanent police chief said, "Acting Chief Lawless has been a steady, firm hand during a time of uncertainty. I can't imagine a person better suited for this job than Jim."
On Thursday, the official statement from Mayor Nelson's office notified the community of a different nominee for police chief. The release said this new nominee was "the best person for the task" and Jim Lawless was thanked by Mayor Nelson for his service to the commu...