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Office of Law Enforcement Oversight

Office of Law
Enforcement Oversight

401 Fifth Avenue, Rm 131
Seattle, WA 98104-1818

Phone: 206-263-8870
Fax: 206-296-1675
TTY Relay: 711

OLEO Director 

PattiColeTindallPatti Cole-Tindall is the interim Director of the Office of Law Enforcement Oversight and reports directly to the Metropolitan King County Council. She is on loan from King County Executive Dow Constantine’s Office, where she serves as the Director of Labor Relations.

Cole-Tindall has experience in both investigations and the local criminal justice system. She is a former Internal Affairs Investigator for the County’s Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention and served as the Assistant Director its Community Corrections Division. Before that she was responsible for the regional investigative program at the Washington State Employment Security Department, where she worked to detect fraud and theft of unemployment insurance benefits. She has also served as a Special Agent for the Washington State Gambling Commission.

In her role as interim Director, Cole-Tindall will lead a talented staff dedicated to ensuring the integrity of the King County Sheriff’s Office. The public can learn more about how to file a complaint and the complaint process here:

“I am pleased to have been selected by the King County Council and the King County Executive for this important interim assignment. I look forward to working with the Council, the staff and the public to improve the services and promote further awareness of the role of Office of Law Enforcement Oversight.”

    Patti Cole-Tindall
    Interim Director of Office of Law Enforcement Oversight
    Director of Office of Labor Relations for King County Executive Dow Constantine