From walking the streets as a beat cop to serving as commander of the precinct with the same geographic footprint of District 7, I know our communities want safe neighborhoods, reduced crime, approachable and accountable police, and the right leadership to get the job done. That’s why I’ve proposed a new, progressive public safety plan informed by experience, evidence, and urgency. The time has come to stop making excuses on public safety and get to work creating a safer city. Check out my plan here! – Jim
“I was raised in a working class Seattle home, graduated from UW, and served my city for 30 years as a reform-driven police officer and leader, reducing non-violent incarceration and speaking out against racial bias and excessive force.