Advisory committee members sought for Whatcom County public health, safety, and justice needs assessment / Noisy Waters Northwest

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January 19, 2020  Dena Jensen
At the January 14, 2020 Whatcom County Council Special Committee of the Whole Meeting, there was “Discussion regarding Whatcom County public health, safety, and justice needs assessment.” The discussion takes place during the first hour of the meeting. Here is a link to the audio: http://whatcom.granicus.com/player/clip/256?view_id=1

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The Sheriff consistently shifts the blame / Facebook comment, Joy Gilfilen

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Yesterday at 7:28pm  January 5, 2016  Joy Gilfilen

(Note: the following is a comment Joy posted on the post above in the Bellingham Racial Justice Coalition Facebook group.)

The problem is that most of this is political lobbying and half-truths. The Sheriff consistently shifts the blame of mismanagement to others, and the guilt of overcrowding to the state or to his powerlessness to change anything. Continue reading