The Justice System Committee reviewed police union contracts up for negotiation. Bellingham, Blaine, and Lynden will negotiate police union contracts in fall 2021. Ferndale and Whatcom County contracts will renew in 2022.
Learn about the minimum changes needed to ensure accountability to the public by reading these summaries prepared for Whatcom County law enforcement agencies.
Bellingham Police Department Union Contract Summary
Blaine Police Department Union Contract Summary
Ferndale Police Department Union Contract Summary (coming soon!)
Lynden Police Union Contract Summary
Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Union Contract Summary
Help increase police accountability in your community, contact your city executives, council members, and law enforcement leaders to demand these much-needed improvements.