NHUAC Holding Public Safety Forum with Sheriff Candidates Thursday


The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council will be holding a Public Safety Forum featuring the two candidates for King County Sheriff, on Thursday, Sept. 13 starting at 7 p.m.

It will be held at the North Highline Fire Station (1243 112th Street), and will include the two candidates for Sheriff:

  • Steve Strachan – was a police chief, city-council member and state legislator in Minnesota before he became chief in Kent for more than four years. Sheriff Sue Rahr named him chief deputy in January 2011.
  • John Urquhart – a resident of King County for 54 years, served as a commissioned police officer for over 36 years, the last 24 full-time with the King County Sheriff’s Office.

In addition, this forum will also include:

  • BJ Myers, King County Sheriff Deputy at the White Center Storefront, will give an update on crime trends in the North Highline area. Deputy Myers will also take questions regarding neighborhood concerns.
  • Mechee Burnett, King County Community Service Officer, will give a presentation on the CERT program, Emergency Preparedness for your community and sign up for fall classes.

This is an open, free and public forum – all are welcome.

Additional information is available on the NHUAC website: www.northhighlineuac.org.


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