SEATTLE – Councilmember Bruce Harrell’s Public Safety Committee will host an update this Wednesday on the Seattle Police Department’s (SPD’s) Body Camera Pilot project, in which a group of officers in the East Precinct have been equipped with body worn video cameras since December 2014. SPD will share initial successes and feedback from the officers during the first 90 days of the pilot and discuss remaining timeline to complete full assessment report.

The committee will also begin discussion of the appointment of Harold Scoggins as Chief of the Seattle Fire Department. Scoggins was nominated for Fire Chief by Mayor Ed Murray on February 25, and his appointment is subject to Council confirmation.

Scoggins will provide introductory remarks and speak on his background and experience, followed by the initial round of questions from Councilmembers.

WHAT: Body Camera Pilot report and Council’s initial questions for Seattle Fire Chief Nominee, Harold Scoggins at the Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee

WHEN: Wednesday, April 1, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Council Chambers, 2nd floor
Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue, Seattle 98104

WHO: Councilmembers
Seattle Police Department Representatives
Mayor’s Office

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