https://seattlepoliceofficers.com/wp-content/uploads/Washington-Examiner-6.5.21_TW.jpg 1080 1920 firstname.lastname@example.org http://seattlepoliceofficers.com/wp-content/uploads/SPOG_logo_thumb-e1620362287686.png email@example.com 23:18:032021-06-05 23:53:37Seattle police union chief fears losing close to 400 officers within two years as crime levels soar
Seattle police union chief fears losing close to 400 officers within two years as crime levels soar
As crime levels in Seattle continue to climb, more police officers are fleeing the force for jobs in police departments outside the city, where politics may play less of a role in shaping law enforcement decisions.
More than 200 officers have left the Seattle Police Department in the past year, leaving staffing levels below what department leaders say are necessary, and the head of the police union fears that number could double by next year. READ MORE: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/seattle-police-union-chief-losing-400-officers-year-crime-soars