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June 19, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Council committee supports Idaho official for SPD oversight job

In a 3-to-0 vote, the Seattle City Council’s public-safety committee today approved the appointment of a longtime Boise, Idaho, official to serve as the next civilian director of the Seattle Police Department’s Office of Professional Accountability (OPA). The three-year appointment of Pierce Murphy, who has been Boise’s community ombudsman since 1999, now moves for consideration…

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