Officials: Call 2-1-1 to help people find shelter from cold and ice

Severe Weather Winter Shelters List Here Outreach teams from King County and the City of Seattle are on patrol around downtown and parts of Capitol Hill to help people on the streets get out of the cold. You can help by dialing 2-1-1. The King County Emergency Services Patrol, funded by the county and theContinue reading “Officials: Call 2-1-1 to help people find shelter from cold and ice”

Seattle Police Department: Preventing Prowlers PSA

Preventing Prowlers PSA It only takes a minute for an experienced thief to prowl your vehicle. Learn how you can deter thieves from targeting your neighborhood, parking garage and vehicle at

Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week

Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week Attorney General Lynch will Travel to Lexington, Kentucky as Part of the Justice Department’s Awareness Campaign to Address the Rising Public Health Crisis of Drug Addiction The Obama Administration is announcing a “week of action” to raise awareness about the rising public healthContinue reading “Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week”

SPOTLIGHT: North Precinct Captain Sean O’Donnell

PRECINCT CAPTAIN SEAN O’DONNELL Sean O’Donnell Captain Sean O’Donnell began his career with the Seattle Police Department in 1981. He has worked in the all of the precincts as a police officer and was a Field Training Officer. In 1986 he transferred to the Seattle Police Traffic Section as a motorcycle officer for six years.Continue reading “SPOTLIGHT: North Precinct Captain Sean O’Donnell”

Mayor’s Youth Employment Paid Summer Internships

Internship Duration: Internships typically run July 1 to august 19. Read more: Mayor’s Youth Employment Paid Summer Internships Inernships for Students Mayor Murray is calling on Seattle employers to participate in the Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative, which aims to improve connections between Seattle’s youth and employers, and increase employment Opportunities for Seattle youth. YouContinue reading “Mayor’s Youth Employment Paid Summer Internships”

SPD: Pike/Pine robberies decreasing with two-fold increase in weekend police patrols

Posted on Friday, October 10, 2014 – 8:15 pm by Bryan Cohen A month of ramped-up of police activity to stamp out Capitol Hill robberies and assaults seems to be making an impact, or at least that was the consensus among Seattle Police top brass, including Chief Kathleen O’Toole, and a group of Capitol HillContinue reading “SPD: Pike/Pine robberies decreasing with two-fold increase in weekend police patrols”

Obama: Mayors, other leaders to help minority boys

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is broadening a program that is designed to help make young minority men’s lives better. The White House says the “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative will begin working with mayors and tribal and community leaders to develop a “cradle to college and career strategy” for these young people. Many areContinue reading “Obama: Mayors, other leaders to help minority boys”

The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board

For the California Endowment, Commonweal staffs a Youth Justice Policy Board (YJPB) of distinguished California professionals and experts in the youth justice field. The Policy Board conducts reviews of California youth justice issues, programs and policies and advises the Endowment on reform strategies. The Policy Board has adopted two action plans: Leadership: addresses the needContinue reading “The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board”

The California Wellness Foundation: Youth Violence Prevention

Youth Prevention Chart The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) has been the state’s leading philanthropy tackling the problem of youth violence in California. Their Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, launched in 1993, advanced a public health model of reform addressing two main areas: reducing firearm injury and death, and increasing state resources for youth crime and violenceContinue reading “The California Wellness Foundation: Youth Violence Prevention”

Chokeholds: King County Sheriff John Urquhart

King County Courthouse 516 Third Ave Room W-150 Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 296-4155 Attention: King County Sheriff John Urquhart With the disturbing and unsettling recent announcement on August 4 by the Seattle Times article entitled “King County deputies restart neck-restraint training” and a report from KOMO TV 4: King Co. Sheriff’s deputies now allowedContinue reading “Chokeholds: King County Sheriff John Urquhart”