Burien CARES Announces Hiring Of Ray Helms As New Animal Control Officer
Debra George, Director of the Community Animal Resource and Education Society (CARES) confirmed Monday morning (Jan. 9) that Ray Helms, a former Burien Public Works department employee, has been hired at the group’s new full-time animal control officer.
“He has been trained at the National Animal Control Association training center in Kansas City,” George said.
The previous officer was fired, George said Monday, but she would not elaborate publicly on the reasons.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Later today, we will have longer story on CARES and how George intends to operate the facility under contract with the City of Burien.