Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion

LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) caseworker Tim Candela, right, attends a LEAD meeting at the SPD West Precinct From: CapitolHillSeattle In recent weeks, East Precinct officers have been trained to participate in the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program. LEAD now joins the already functioning Multi-Disciplinary Team program on Capitol Hill in giving law enforcement newContinue reading “Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion”

VOCAL Washington on Seattle Capitol Hill This Week

From: CapitolHillSeattle Meanwhile, another potential public health intervention for chronic drug users is making the rounds in Seattle. A mock safe consumption site for drug users set up by VOCAL Washington is making stops on Capitol Hill this week. The site targets users who inject and provides low-threshold access to a supervised space to consumeContinue reading “VOCAL Washington on Seattle Capitol Hill This Week”

Saturday July 16 – East Precinct Community Picnic

You are invited to a community picnic with the Seattle Police and the neighborhood surrounding Powell Barnett Park next Saturday, July 16, 1pm to 4pm, at Powell Barnett Park, MLK JR Way, between E Yesler and E Cherry. This is a community policing/fun activity — music, hot dogs and ice cream, entertainment and door prizes.Continue reading “Saturday July 16 – East Precinct Community Picnic”

Saturday July 23 – National Police Activities League presents a Free Jr. NBA Camp Seattle

National Police Activities League presents a Free Jr. NBA Camp Seattle – 10-16 Years old ATTENTION: Boys & Girls Basketball Players Ages 10-16 Join Former NBA Greats for a FREE Youth Basketball & Mentoring Clinic WHO: NBA/Jr. NBA, National PAL, Leadership Foundation WHAT: Full Court Press: Prep for Success Basketball/Life Skills Clinic WHEN: Saturday, JulyContinue reading “Saturday July 23 – National Police Activities League presents a Free Jr. NBA Camp Seattle”

Mayor Murray addresses police reform and accountability

Mayor Murray addresses police reform and accountability July 7, 2016 by Office of the Mayor Today, Mayor Ed Murray delivered the following remarks regarding the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, and police reform and accountability: As I have said many times before, the issue of race and racism is the greatest challenge weContinue reading “Mayor Murray addresses police reform and accountability”

Seattle Youth Summer and Fall Employment 2016

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT 3rd Trimester Application opens: August 1, 2016 Application deadline: September 1, 2016 Internships: Oct. 19th – December 9th 150 hours, up to 8 weeks ENROLLMENT OPEN: Aug 1st, 2016 – Sept 9th, 2016 The City of Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) supports participants with comprehensive internship opportunities aimed at meeting the employment needsContinue reading “Seattle Youth Summer and Fall Employment 2016”