Jim Ferrell Announces Candidacy for King County Prosecutor

Jim Ferrell announces for King County Prosecutor Protecting public safety by increasing accountability and transparency January 26, 2022                                                                            … Continued

Federal Way Mirror
Mayor proposes adding 13 officers to Federal Way police force

As Federal Way sees a recent uptick in crime, the mayor is asking the Federal Way City Council to approve adding 13 more officer positions to the city’s police force. The mayor’s recommendation was presented Sept. 21, suggesting that the Federal Way City Council approve to add 13 officers to the police department. The approval would increase the city’s police force from 137 to 150 authorized officers. Read More

KOMO News
Mayor wants bigger police force in Federal Way as crime mounts

“I think it's fair to say that we have had a completely unacceptable increase in violence in our community,” said Mayor Jim Ferrell, who along with Chief Andy Hwang want to add 13 more officers to the police department for a total sworn staff of 150 officers. In addition, their proposed safety plan calls for providing take-home patrol cars as well as recruitment bonuses. Read More

Federal Way Mirror
New memorial in Federal Way honors military veterans

A new memorial is sitting atop the Town Center Steps in Federal Way, honoring service members from all branches of the military.... “In the United States of America, we must never forget that there is much more that unites us than will ever divide us,” Ferrell said. “The men and women who we dedicate this monument to remember that every day. No matter their race or creed, orientation or faith, when they wear the uniform of our country, they do so with pride, unified in the mission before them.” Read More

KING 5
Former hotel in Federal Way could soon house Afghan refugees

A former hotel, now owned by King County, could soon be used to temporarily house Afghan refugees.
Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell said he received a call from King County Executive Dow Constantine, asking if he would be open to the idea of welcoming refugees into his city.
“My immediate response was, ‘Yes, of course,’” Ferrell said Friday.
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