(last updated: September 21, 2021) Since January, the Justice System Committee has been tracking justice-system related bills filed during the 2021 legislative session. All bills listed below have been signed into law. Policing HB 1001 – Authorizes the development of a 2-year grant program to… Read More »Check the Status of 2021 Legislative Bills We Tracked
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Tell Bellingham what you want in a Police Chief by this Friday, April 16th! The City of Bellingham is asking for feedback on priorities to consider in the selection of the next Police Chief. Details about the position available in the job posting (External link)… Read More »Tell Bellingham what you want in a Police Chief by this Friday, April 16th!
Update: On March 26, 2021, the Justice System Committee sent Blaine, Lynden, and Bellingham city executives and police chiefs the following letter signed by nearly 135 Whatcom County residents.
Source Justice System Committee (JSC) Description If you see a mask-less officer outdoors within six feet of another individual or yourself, or a mask-less law enforcement officer indoors: Tell the officer to wear a mask over their mouth and nose, if you do not feel… Read More »Report Law Enforcement Officers that Don’t Wear Masks