The decision to advance a pilot program with ShotSpotter was made after Wheeler met with Police Chief Chuck Lovell.
The tests administered last spring were the first reliable comparison to pre-pandemic testing done in 2019.
Proposed law would require permits to purchase, limit magazine rounds.
Diaz joined the agency in 1997 and has worked in the Seattle Police Department’s patrol and investigations units, and served as assistant chief before he was promoted to deputy chief.
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