2024 Episode 27 – Patrons-First Podcast: Expanding the CARE Department – with Chief Amy Smith

Jul 5, 2024 | Podcast

After the Mayor's announcement about expanding CARE (Community Assisted Response and Engagement, Seattle's third public safety department), questions remain: how have CARE's 911-alternative behavioral health teams performed? Does expanding CARE mean we need fewer police officers? With host Brian Callanan of Seattle Channel, special guest Amy Smith, Acting Chief of the CARE Department, breaks down these issues and more. It's a patrons-first podcast, so if you'd like to get this content before anyone else, please support the program on Patreon!

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