Officer Performs CPR on Man Overdosing, Saves Life

Officer Performs CPR on Man Overdosing, Saves Life Written by Detective Mark Jamieson on April 20, 2017 11:24 am Just before 2:00 am Thursday morning officers responded to a report of a man overdosing in an abandoned house in the 1000 block of E. Republican Street. Officer Do located a woman inside the house, callingContinue reading “Officer Performs CPR on Man Overdosing, Saves Life”

Section 8 voucher applications start Apr. 5

KCHA’s Section 8 voucher program will accept free, online-only applications from 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2017 through 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 18, 2017. A random lottery drawing will be used to select 3,500 of these applications for the Section 8 waiting list. Lottery details in አማርኛ, Farsi, ភាសាខ្មែរ, Русский, af Soomaali, Español,Continue reading “Section 8 voucher applications start Apr. 5”

City of Seattle: Student Opportunities!

Welcome to the City of Seattle’s Student Opportunities! We will be updating the Job Opportunities page later this month, to make it easier for you to find the right job. Most of our recruiting for internships is done in the first two weeks of: February (for Spring Quarter) April (for Summer Quarter) August (for FallContinue reading “City of Seattle: Student Opportunities!”

Councilmember Bagshaw on Opiate Addiction Taskforce Findings

Councilmember Sally Bagshaw (District 7, Pioneer Square to Magnolia) issued the following statement following the release of the Opiate Addiction Task Force’s recommendations: “Opiate addiction is a terrible reality, and it’s a problem that we have seen across the nation. Addiction clearly exacerbates the struggle for those seeking to overcome homelessness, which is why I’mContinue reading “Councilmember Bagshaw on Opiate Addiction Taskforce Findings”

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”

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 – Stay Safe!

From: Capitol Hill Seattle Blog By Bryan Cohen This year, Capitol Hill Block Party won’t be competing with the Timber Outdoor Music Festival in Carnation, as the 2015 edition of yet another Pacific Northwest music festival took place last weekend. Still, CHBP owner and producer Jason Lajeunesse said the flood of music industry cash intoContinue reading “Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 – Stay Safe!”

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”

Federal judge approves of new Seattle Police Department Crisis Intervention Policy

Federal judge approves of new SPD Crisis Intervention Policy February 12, 2014 Yesterday, U.S. District Judge James L Robart approved a newly developed Crisis Intervention Policy for the Seattle Police Department that is designed to better prepare officers in dealing with mentally ill or drug affected people. The policy becomes official on March 3, 2014Continue reading “Federal judge approves of new Seattle Police Department Crisis Intervention Policy”

Chokeholds: King County Sheriff John Urquhart

King County Courthouse 516 Third Ave Room W-150 Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 296-4155 sheriff@kingcounty.gov 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”