Seattle City Council Approves $1 Million for Police Recruitment | app

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has approved an ordinance freeing up more than $1 million to be used to recruit police officers in a department that has lost hundreds of employees over the past two years.

The Seattle Times reports that the ordinance passed by a 6-3 vote on Tuesday allows up to $1.15 million of $4.5 million in unspent pay savings in the police budget to be used for the recruitment.

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