Mayor to violent criminals: 'You will be met with deadly force from our officers'


Last updated 4/27/2023 at 9:58am

Brian Soergel

Mayor Nelson speaks to the media Tuesday regarding recent violence. From left are Cmdr. Josh McClure, Police Chief Michelle Bennett, and Assistant Police Chief Rod Sniffen.

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson had some emphatic statements Tuesday, April 25, during a news conference addressing the recent violence in Edmonds, which included a stabbing and drive-by shooting.

In the first, a man was killed after being stabbed in th...

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Reader Comments(1)

Deborah Arthur writes:

I would love to see the live footage of this. Can you include that in the Thursday update? I will say its good to see our Mayor is trying to do something to help our community. With this strong warning I am hoping many will take it somewhere else. Edmonds is not the type of city to allow crime to run amok. Too many differences in so many ways in Edmonds. THAT is a good thing. Other places are taking the law into their own hands so thank you may be here they won't feel as if they have to do that. Thank you, Mayor, and Thank you EPD.


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