Seattle Police Department: Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD)

Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is a pre-booking diversion pilot program developed with the community to address low-level drug and prostitution crimes in the Belltown neighborhood in Seattle and the Skyway area of unincorporated King County. The program allows law enforcement officers to redirect low-level offenders engaged in drug or prostitution activity to community-based services,Continue reading “Seattle Police Department: Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD)”

Councilmember Mike O’Brien: Road to Housing

Road to Housing Road to HousingThe Road to Housing program (R2H) began in Seattle as the Safe Parking Pilot Program in 2012 under the leadership of City Councilmember Mike O’Brien. Over the last two and a half years, the pilot has demonstrated an effective public-private partnership between the City and faith-based organizations for helping peopleContinue reading “Councilmember Mike O’Brien: Road to Housing”

Sign Up: National-SPD Night Out is Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

Night Out Night Out is a national event promoted in Seattle by Seattle Police Department Crime Prevention. It is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite our communities. REGISTER Night Out is Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Registration is now open, and will close August 6th, at 5:00PM. NightContinue reading “Sign Up: National-SPD Night Out is Tuesday, August 7, 2018.”

Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities

Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities May 17, 2018 by Christina Hirsch FREE SUMMER MEALS This summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Human Services Department, and United Way of King County are partnering to host a drop-in summer program offering free meals and recreation activities. Recreation activities are open for kids and teens ages 1Continue reading “Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities”

JOIN: Project Safe Neighborhoods

Project Safe Neighborhoods Gun Violence Remains a Major Problem in the United States According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 467,321 persons were victims of a crime committed with a firearm in 2011. In the same year, data collected by the FBI show that firearms were used in 68 percent of murders, 41 percent ofContinue reading “JOIN: Project Safe Neighborhoods”