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Kirkland Police Department Prepared for Peace March and Rally on Saturday August 19
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris would like to assure all Kirkland residents and businesses that the safety of the community remains the top priority for Police.
Kirkland Police Hosts 8-week Citizens Academy
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
The Kirkland Police Department invites Kirkland residents to participate in this year’s Citizens Academy.
National Night Out Tuesday, August 1
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
Nineteen neighborhood events are scheduled for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1. Check the schedule here.
Kirkland Police Captain Bill Hamilton Graduates from the F.B.I. National Academy
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
Kirkland Police Captain Bill Hamilton was one of 228 law enforcement officers who recently graduated from the F.B.I. National Academy Program in Quantico, Virginia.
Kirkland Police Make Arrests in Motor Vehicle Prowl/ID Theft Cases
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
Kirkland Police Detectives arrested two suspects last week involved in numerous motor vehicle prowl/ID theft cases in and around Kirkland.
Fatal Single Vehicle Traffic Accident in Kirkland
Police News, Kirkland News
On February 27, 2016 at 1:19 a.m., Kirkland Police responded to a one vehicle traffic accident in the 13700 block of NE 124th Street. The driver, the only occupant of the vehicle, was found deceased at the scene when Medical Services arrived.
Council Passes Ordinance to Keep Kirkland a Safe, Inclusive and Welcoming City for Everyone
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
In a unanimous vote at their February 21, 2017 meeting the Kirkland City Council passed an ordinance ensuring everyone gets full range of services regardless of race, ethnicity or immigration status.
Charges Filed in Homicide Case
Police News
Kirkland Police Department Detectives filed formal charges today on Juan Felipe Galeana Madrigal for Murder in the First Degree in the death of Francisco Javier Mendoza. The Police Department is now asking for the public’s help in locating him.
Kirkland Police Dept. Goes Live with Online Police Reporting
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
Online Reporting will give citizens the freedom to report certain crimes online anytime day or night when it’s convenient for them. Citizens still have the option to have an Officer respond for the call.
Kirkland Police Policy on Immigration Status
City News, Police News
Police Chief Cherie Harris assures citizens that Kirkland Police protect everyone, regardless of immigration status.
Female Admits Claim of Sexual Assault in Kirkland was Fabricated
Police News
The female admitted she had fabricated the entire event and no assault had occurred and the Kirkland Police were never called.
Series of Powerful Storms Headed for Washington
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
The National Weather Service has advised Western Washington, including Kirkland, to prepare for a series of storms expected to hit the region by Wednesday evening and last through the weekend. The storm system is expected to cause powerful winds and heavy rains. Widespread tree damage and power outages are anticipated.
Woodinville Road Closure May Cause Delays for Local Commuters
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
The City of Woodinville has closed NE 143rd Street from 138th Avenue NE to 132nd Avenue NE for roadway slope repair. The project is located near the border between Kirkland and Woodinville and may cause delays for local commuters.
Kirkland Traffic Alert: Cosmo 7K, October 8
City News, Police News, Kirkland News
KIRKLAND, Wash. – Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Cosmo 7K run to be held at Juanita Beach Park on Saturday, October 8, 2016. The beach parking lot and eastbound NE Juanita Drive from 93rd Avenue NE to 98th Avenue NE will be closed and detours in place from 9:30 a.m. until approximately noon. Southbound lanes of 98th Avenue NE from NE Juanita Drive to Forbes Creek Drive will close temporarily at 10:00 a.m. for approximately 10 minutes during start of race.
Kirkland Police Host Citizens Academy
City News, Police News
The Kirkland Police Department is inviting Kirkland residents to participate in the Citizens Academy. The academy will run every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., from September 14, through November 2, 2016. The deadline to apply is September 9, 2016.
City Releases Two Crime Prevention Videos
City News, Police News
The City of Kirkland released two public service announcements on crime prevention today. The two short videos are reminders of the simple things residents can do to protect their home and their car from prowlers.
Police Benefit Car Show Sept. 10
City News, Police News
The Kirkland Police Department’s second annual benefit car show will be held September 10, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Kirkland Justice Center, 11750 NE 118th Street. This show is a fabulous way for car enthusiasts to demonstrate their support for local law enforcement and all proceeds go toward the department’s mentorship program, the Kirkland Police Department Explorers Club.
Little Chief Tiffany Larson to be Sworn-In for Day of Fun
City News, Police News
The Kirkland Police Department is joining 33 cities across the state as they add one more Chief of Police to their rosters. Kirkland’s newest “Little Chief,” eight-year-old Tiffany Larson, attends Peter Kirk Elementary School and will be sworn in as Chief for a Day at 11:00 a.m. August 18, 2016.
Kirkland Man Arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography
City News, Police News
Kirkland, Wash. – On August 2, 2016 at approximately 9 a.m., detectives with the Kirkland Police Department served a search warrant on a residence in the 7600 block of NE 143rd Street as part of an investigation into the possession and distribution of child pornography.
City of Kirkland Recognized for Recycling Efforts
City News, Police News
KIRKLAND, Wash. – The City of Kirkland and 12 other Kirkland businesses are among King County’s 112 “Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling for 2016.”
Update: Kirkland Police Release Neighborhood Locations on Drug Houses
City News, Police News
The Kirkland Police Department today released information on the Kirkland neighborhood locations where they served search warrants on three different houses suspected to be used in the illegal growing and distribution of marijuana.
Kirkland Police Serve Warrants on Area Drug Houses
City News, Police News
The Kirkland Police Department served search warrants on five different locations today suspected to be used in the illegal growing and distribution of marijuana. Three of the locations were located in Kirkland and two others were located in Seattle.
Matthew Gordon Arrested by Kirkland Police and U.S. Marshalls in Sammamish
City News, Police News
Gordon was located around 11:30 this morning inside a vehicle parked on private property near 228th Ave SE and SE 4th St in Sammamish. Gordon was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Kirkland Police Department.
Kirkland Police Seek Assistance in Locating Suspect
City News, Police News
Kirkland Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Matthew Gordon, the adult male suspect wanted on charges of First Degree Domestic Violence Assault. Call the Kirkland Police “Tip Line” at 425-587-3515.
Kirkland Police Invite Neighborhoods to Host “National Night Out” Events, August 2
City News, Police News
The Kirkland Police Department looks forward to Kirkland neighborhoods participating in the 33rd annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday August 2, 2016. “National Night Out” is a nationwide campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to promote safety and awareness in the community.
Police Release Photo of Kirkland DV Suspect
City News, Police News
Kirkland Police have released a photo of Matthew Gordon, the adult male suspect in last night’s domestic violence assault investigation who is still at large. If spotted please contact the Kirkland Police Department at NORCOM 425 577 5656 or call 911.
Kirkland Police Search Home for Domestic Violence Suspect
City News, Police News
Kirkland police served a felony search warrant last night as a result of a domestic violence assault investigation during which the adult male suspect assaulted a female with a handgun.
Kirkland Encourages Safety over July 4th
City News, Police News
Fireworks ban continues to reduce fire-related accidents
Police Continue to Investigate Kirkland Shooting
City News, Police News
Just before 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 7, Kirkland Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 9700 block of NE 138th Pl.
City of Kirkland announces Cherie Harris as new Police Chief
City News, Police News
City Manager Kurt Triplett announced that Cherie Harris has been selected as Kirkland’s new Police Chief starting April 16, 2016. Harris is currently the Operations Captain for the Kirkland Police Department.
Police Investigate Threatening Message at Juanita High School
Police News
Kirkland Police Department investigating threat message at Juanita High School.
Update: Police investigate car/bike hit & run; suspect vehicle photos
Police News
Kirkland Police investigating hit and run: driver struck bicyclist in apartment complex parking lot by Carillon Point. Vehicle description & photos released
Weather Preparedness Tips
City News, Police News
The City of Kirkland offers the following resources, phone numbers to report storm related hazards, and ways to stay informed.
Kirkland Police fatally shoot armed carjacking suspect
Police News
Kirkland Police fatally shoot armed carjacking suspect; King County Investigative Response Team (KCIRT) assisting with investigation
Police investigate bear sighting near North Rose Hill/Totem Lake neighborhoods
Police News
Bear siting reported near on Sept 28 near Montebello Apartments, 12200 block 131st Lane NE
Police investigate early morning pharmacy burglary; Suspects arrested
Police News
Kirkland Police investigate early morning pharmacy burglary; Suspects arrested in Redmond
Kirkland Police Host Citizens Academy
Police News
The Kirkland Police Department is inviting Kirkland residents to participate in the Citizens Academy, which will run every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., from Sept. 30, through Nov. 18, 2015. The deadline to apply is Sept. 18, 2015.
Dangerous prank at Juanita Beach Park leads to vehicular assault arrest
Police News
Dangerous prank at Juanita Beach Park leads to vehicular assault arrest by Kirkland Police
Kirkland Police investigating motor vehicle-bicycle collision
City News, Police News
At approximately 6:25 a.m. on August 17, 2015, Kirkland Police responded to a report of an accident involving a vehicle and bicycle at 20th Avenue and Market Street.
Kirkland Police Explorer Program hosts benefit car show September 12
City News, Police News
The Kirkland Police Explorer Program is a unique volunteer program for youth to explore the field of law enforcement through training, community relations, volunteering and competition.
Kirkland Police looking for domestic violence crisis intervention volunteers
Police News
DART, the Kirkland Police Department’s Domestic Abuse Response Team, is seeking volunteers to provide crisis intervention and support to victims of domestic violence.
Neighborhoods encouraged to host “National Night Out” events, Aug. 4
Police News
Kirkland Police invite neighborhoods to host “National Night Out” events on August 4
Kirkland Police Department investigates early morning fatal collision
Police News
Kirkland Police Department investigates early morning fatal collision. High speed a factor in driver’s death.
Kirkland encourages you to be safe over July 4th
City News, Police News
Kirkland Police and Fire Departments encourage you to be safe over July 4th holiday. The City’s fireworks ban effective year round
Winning name for Kirkland Police Department UTVs is “epic”
City News, Police News
Winning name for Kirkland Police Department UTVs announced and it’s “epic.” Environmental Police Investigation Car (E.P.I.C.) earns most votes
Kirkland Police to conduct seatbelt enforcement patrols May 18-31
Police News
KPD joins “Click it or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement patrols May 18 – 31; Kids need to be buckled in
Kirkland Police capture male suspect in stolen vehicle after pursuit
Police News
Kirkland Police capture male suspect in stolen vehicle after pursuit; King County Sheriff’s Guardian 1 and deputies assist
SWAT teams serve search warrants; 3 arrests
Police News
North Sound Metro SWAT Team and Bellevue PD SWAT Team serve search warrants at Bellevue apartment complex.
5th Grade classes vie to name Police UTVs that will patrol the CKC
City News, Police News
LWSD 5th Grade classes vie to name Kirkland Police UTVs that will patrol the Cross Kirkland Corridor
2015 Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign, April 1-15
Police News
Kirkland PD is joining other WA. Agencies across the State In Distracted Driving Campaign, April 1st through 15th
Kirkland Police needs public's help in locating drive-by shooting suspect
Police News
Police seek public's help in locating drive-by shooter, James Dinh Nguyen
Kirkland Police Capture Two Hiding Burglars
Police News
Kirkland Police Capture Two Hiding Burglars. King County Sheriff’s Guardian 1 and Seattle K9 Assist
Kirkland officers wear new load bearing vests that improve back health
Police News
Kirkland police officers now wear load bearing vests in an effort to help alleviate and prevent lower back injury
City of Kirkland Recognized for Recycling Efforts
City News, Police News
KIRKLAND, Wash. – For the fifth consecutive year, the City of Kirkland is listed among King County’s 112 “Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling for 2016.”