118 Repeat Offenders to Get Special Treatment in Effort to Protect Public Safety
Newly elected Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison announced Tuesday a new initiative that will address frequent offenders in the city’s criminal justice system.
The program aims to identify people responsible for repeat criminal activity and reduce their public safety impacts and time spend in the court system.
“These are people who are engaged in regular frequent criminal activity in the City of Seattle” said Davison.
The High Utilizer Initiative will follow 118 individuals who prosecutors say are accused of committing 2,400 crimes in the last 5 years, including 1,019 thefts, 589 trespasses, 409 assaults, and 101 weapons violations…