2024 Episode 15: Patrons-First Podcast! Redefining “Public Safety” in Seattle, with CARE Acting Chief Amy Smith

Apr 4, 2024 | Podcast

Amy Smith, Acting Chief of Seattle's CARE Department (Community Assisted Response and Engagement, home to the city's 911 Center and its 911 alternative response teams) joins the podcast to discuss Seattle's changing approach to public safety.  Host Brian Callanan of Seattle Channel discusses the work of the CARE teams, the challenges facing 911 call takers and dispatchers, and the hurdles ahead for the police, fire and CARE departments in a city facing a $230M budget deficit. If you want to get this patrons-first content before anyone else, become a $5-per-month patron of the show, and please support it on Patreon!

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