Executive Constantine thanks retiring Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention director John Diaz and names successor

Executive Constantine announced that John Diaz, Director of the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention (DAJD), will retire in late June following a distinguished three-year tenure that included unprecedented changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. A former Seattle police chief, Diaz joined DAJD as interim director in April 2019 and assumed the director position that August.

Executive Constantine has appointed Juvenile Division Director Allen Nance to take over the role. Read the full announcement here.