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Sheriff’s Office of Neighborhoods given Human Rights Award


Last updated 12/16/2016 at Noon

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office of Neighborhoods homeless outreach unit will receive the 2016 Human Rights Law Award from the Snohomish County Human Rights Commission this Saturday in recognition of the unit’s extraordinary contribution in furthering the dignity and rights of the county’s homeless, addicted, and mentally ill.

“I believe that criminalizing homelessness and untreated mental illness and addiction does nothing to end it, said Sheriff Ty Trenary. “At a time when police agencies across this co...

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