Pretrial, probation and parole supervision week July 15-21

Crossposted from American Probation and Parole Association Shared by Michelle Mihail, King County Superior Court Juvenile Probation Counselor The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) recognizes the nearly 100,000-strong members of the community corrections and supervision workforce for your dedication to and influence on the justice system. Each year during Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision…

Parks Specialist Anthony Haapasaari awarded Polish Armed Forces Medal

Anthony Haapasaari is a Parks Specialist with King County Parks’ South Trails Crew, and he recently received the Polish Armed Forces Medal during a visit to Seattle by Major General Cezary Wiśniewski, Defence Attaché at the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Washington D.C. “Receiving this award was a very humbling experience,” said Haapasaari. “It…

Executive visits employees who are empowering strong communities through partnerships

King County Executive Dow Constantine and Chief People Officer Whitney Abrams recently visited King County employees and partners from the Communities of Opportunity program to learn more about their work to create greater racial, economic, and health equity that enables all people in King County to thrive and prosper. “Our goals for Communities of Opportunity…

King County releases Annual Financial Reports

The 2017 King County CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report) and the PAFR (Popular Annual Financial Report) are now available online. The CAFR consists of management’s representations concerning the finances of King County. The financial statements within the report have been audited by the Washington State Auditor’s Office and were prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles that are prescribed…