Chief deputy of King County Sheriff’s Office featured in national magazine 

Chief deputy Jim Pugel is featured in a recent article by the Pew Charitable Trusts entitled Law Enforcement Veteran Offers New Perspective on Policing. 

“I was taught to catch the bad guys and put them in jail and then go out and do it all over again.” 

The article discusses criminal justice reform, recidivism rates, the LEAD program here in King County and how real-world consequences changed Jim’s thinking about crime and punishment. 

Read more at the Pew Charitable Trusts.