by Paul Faruq Kiefer
(This article previously appeared on PubliCola and has been reprinted under an agreement.)
Starting Jan. 1, King County will have a new interim sheriff: Patti Cole-Tindall, previously an undersheriff in the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO), will assume the role until County Executive Dow Constantine appoints a permanent sheriff in mid-2022.
Last year, county voters approved a charter amendment that sets up a process for appointing, rather than electing, the King County sheriff. Tindall will be King County’s first appointed sheriff in more than two decades.Continue reading Patti Cole-Tindall Announced as Interim King County Sheriff