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County budget includes crisis responders, crime prevention officers

 

Last updated 11/10/2021 at 1:56pm



The Snohomish County Council has passed a 2022 operating budget on a 4-1 vote.

A few highlights of the 2022 adopted budget:

• Body camera program for sheriff deputies and park rangers,

• Expansion of the number of detectives to address crimes against children and

domestic violence,

• Hiring more Designated Crisis Responders,

• Addition of three crime prevention officers; one per precinct,

• Investments to reduce the law and justice system backlog,

• Set up a Carnegie Employment Support Services Program to improve access to

jobs,

• Make investments in long-term shelte...



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