Public Safety Forum set for Sept. 13 with King Co. Sheriff candidates
The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is staging a Public Safety Forum Sept. 13 featuring the two candidates vying for the job of King County Sheriff.
The event which starts at 7pm at the North Highline Fire Station 1243 112th Street, s.w. near White Center
will give people a chance to hear from each candidate and ask questions.
In a press release the Council described the candidates:
"Steve Strachan - was a police chief, city-council member and state legislator in Minnesota before he became chief in Kent for more than four years. Sheriff Sue Rahr named him chief deputy in January 2011.
John Urquhart - a resident of King County for 54 years, served as a commissioned police officer for over 36 years, the last 24 full-time with the King County Sheriff’s Office."
BJ Myers, King County Sheriff Deputy, White Center Storefront, will provide updates on recent crime trends in the North Highline area and take questions.
Also on the agenda is Mechee Burnett, King County Community Service Officer, who will give a presentation on the CERT program, Emergency Preparedness for your community and sign up for fall classes.