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Issaquah Washington - Update Police Chief Recruitment 20 May 2022 ( news )
Issaquah , state Washington ( By Press Release office)
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The City of Issaquah is hiring its next Police Chief! Following a nationwide recruitment , Issaquah extended interviews to three top finalists from a strong pool of candidates .
Interviews will take place May 26 , and will include members of the City Council , City staff , regional peers and community members .
Updates on the recruitment process will be provided in early June .
The community’s priorities for the next chief include someone who:
Has experience implementing 21st century policing principles ( community - oriented policing , crisis intervention and de - escalation , tech savvy )
Is trustworthy , honest and forthright
Holds officers accountable to policies and high professional standards
Listens and incorporates community concerns into police operations
Seeks solutions to the underlying causes of criminal activity ( such as poverty , mental health , etc . )
View the full
community survey results
, which will help inform the City’s recruitment , and be used in the selection process . Thank you to the more than 250 community members who provided thoughtful feedback .
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