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Kirkland Municipal Court Offering 30-Day Amnesty on Collections Fees for Outstanding Tickets and Fines
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For the 30-days starting Wednesday, July 15, collection fees on outstanding tickets and fines with the Kirkland Municipal Court will not have to be paid.
Library Parking Garage to Be Closed Nightly Starting July 17
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As part of a series of safety upgrades to the library parking garage, the City will begin closing and locking the garage every night from midnight to 5 a.m. beginning on Friday, July 17, 2020.
Kirkland City Council Seeks Volunteers for Potential Fire and Emergency Medical Services Ballot Proposition Statement Committees
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The Kirkland City Council is recruiting residents to formulate the statements that will appear in the voters’ pamphlet for and against a potential Fire and Emergency Medical Services ballot measure.
100th Avenue Northeast to close July 22
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A short section of 100th Avenue Northeast will close just south of its intersection with Simonds Road for up to three weeks, starting July 22.
City Traffic Cameras Now Viewable Online
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The City of Kirkland is pleased to announce that City traffic cameras are now available to the public on the City website at https://trafficmap.kirklandwa.gov/.
Kirkland Police Arrest Two Subjects Burglarizing Retail Store
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At 6:31 this morning, multiple persons called to report seeing two males attempting to smash the glass storefront of the Zumiez store located at 11901 NE Village Plaza in the Village of Totem Lake.
City of Kirkland Strongly Encourages Businesses to Close on June 1 at 1 p.m. Due to Risk of Looting
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In response to the continued threat of looting across the region, the City of Kirkland is strongly recommending that all Kirkland businesses close their brick and mortar locations today, June 1 at 1 p.m.
City of Kirkland Strongly Encourages Residents to Stay Out of Downtown and Waterfront Parks June 1 after 1 p.m. Due to Safety Risks
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In response to a potential protest that may occur in Downtown Kirkland at 2 p.m. today, the City of Kirkland is strongly recommending that all community members and visitors stay away from Downtown Kirkland and waterfront parks today, June 1 starting at 1 p.m.
City of Kirkland Strongly Encourages Businesses in Downtown and other Commercial Areas to Remain Closed through June 2
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Message from Police Chief Cherie Harris
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Important Reminders for Safe Boating Week
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During their Tuesday, May 5 meeting the City Council proclaimed Safe Boating Week as May 16-22 in Kirkland.
Kirkland Marina Park Boat Launch and Restrooms to Open on May 5
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Due to the easing of Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order restrictions, the Kirkland Marina Park Boat Launch and moorage at the Kirkland Marina will become available for use starting on Tuesday, May 5.
Kirkland Small Business Relief Fund Provides Financial Support to 250 Kirkland Businesses
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Checks are in the mail to 250 Kirkland small businesses that will each receive a $1000 grant from the Kirkland Small Business Relief Fund.
Social Distancing is Mandatory in Kirkland Parks and on Trails
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Kirkland Residents and visitors are reminded that social distancing is mandatory by the order of the Governor even when walking, running, and biking. Social distancing is especially critical in Kirkland parks and on trails to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Kirkland City Council Unanimously Approves New Contract With Police Guild
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The Kirkland City Council unanimously voted to approve a new three-year contract with the Police Guild on Tuesday, April 7.
Kirkland Police Pro-Act Team Puts Prolific Car Prowler Behind Bars
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Back in February, Kirkland Police Officers responded to multiple vehicle prowl reports at the Kingsgate Park and Ride, located at 13001 116th Way NE in Kirkland. Multiple victims reported having their parked and unoccupied vehicles prowled during this time. Some of the victims reported that the catalytic converters on their vehicles had also been removed. This led to replacement bills that exceeded multiple thousands of dollars for victims.
Kirkland Police Ask Gunowners to Securely Store Firearms in the Home
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Currently, schools are closed, and our children are home in response to Governor Inslee’s “stay home, stay healthy” order. During this public health emergency, our children and teens are spending a lot of time in the home. An estimated 13 million households with children in the U.S. have at least one gun. Not all these firearms are stored securely, with approximately 4.6 million children living in a household with at least one gun that is stored loaded and unlocked. Adults should always assume children and teens know where guns are stored, and it is our responsibility to keep them locked, unloaded and separate from ammunition.
Kirkland Police Disturbance Call Turns into Barricaded Suspect
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City Mails Postcard to Connect Residents with Needed Services During Pandemic
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The City of Kirkland has mailed an informational postcard to each residential address in Kirkland to connect residents who are homebound with needed services.
Kirkland Small Business Relief Fund Accepting Applications Beginning April 1 through April 7
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The Kirkland Small Business Relief Fund (Relief Fund) will begin accepting applications from eligible Kirkland-based small businesses and small not-for-profits on April 1, 2020, at 9 a.m. The application period will close at 5 p.m. April 7.
Kirkland City Council Authorizes Immediate Actions to Protect Residents and Business During COVID-19 Pandemic
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The Kirkland City Council took emergency actions to support residents and businesses in response to COVID-19 during their virtual special meeting on Tuesday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m.
Kirkland City Council to Hold Special Meeting on March 31
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The Kirkland City Council will be hosting a special meeting on Tuesday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m. using video conferencing technology provided by Zoom to take emergency action in response to COVID-19.
How to Determine Essential Business Status and Report Violations
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This week, Governor Inslee has issued a Stay Home, Stay Healthy order in Washington state to stop the spread of COVID-19. Only those going to work at an “essential business” are allowed to go to workplaces.
All Pet Licensing Late Fees and Proof of Vaccinations Waived During Emergency Proclamation
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Any pet owners that license their pets during the COVID-19 emergency proclamation will have all late fees waived.
City Operations will Continue in Compliance with Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order
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Most City employees have been deemed essential critical infrastructure workers in accordance with Governor Inslee’s March 23 Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order.
City of Kirkland Allowing Temporary Signs for Businesses Providing Essential Services During COVID-19 Emergency
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Effective immediately, to support restaurants and other businesses providing essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kirkland City Manager has ordered the suspension of enforcement of the temporary Sign Code.
Kirkland Police Department Adjusts Protocols to Protect Community and Officer Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic
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Police Chief Cherie Harris announced late this week temporary changes to Kirkland Police Department (KPD) protocol to protect officer and community health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 20 Update on City Operations and Kirkland First Responders
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The City continues to operate its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate our response to the presence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community.
Additional testing capacity, adjustments at King County jails, and other COVID-19 updates from Public Health - Seattle & King County for March 20, 2020
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Additional testing capacity for COVID-19 is arriving, but capacity is still constrained, and King County correctional facilities are taking steps to increase social distancing. Public Health announced 100 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 793. In addition, seven new deaths are reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths in King County to 67.
March 19 Update on City Operations and Kirkland First Responders
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The City continues to operate its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate our response to the presence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community.
Kirkland Police Locate Missing/Endangered Female
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Public Health - Seattle & King County COVID-19 update for March 18, 2020
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Public Health reminds people to access the informational resources on Public Health Insider. We are reporting 44 new cases today, bringing the official case count in King County to 562. In addition, 10 new deaths are reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths in King County to 56.
March 18 Update on City Operations and Kirkland First Responders
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The City continues to operate its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate our response to the presence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community.
City of Kirkland Suspends Parking Time Limits and Fees During COVID-19 Pandemic
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For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic and to help downtown businesses, the City of Kirkland will suspend parking enforcement of time limitations for parking downtown and will not charge fees for parking in any of the City-owned downtown parking lots.
Kirkland City Council to Hold First Ever Virtual Council Meeting
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In response to guidance from Public Health – Seattle & King County, and after careful contemplation by the City Council, tonight’s Council meeting will be a “virtual” meeting, with Councilmembers attending remotely using video conferencing technology provided by Zoom.
Public Health - Seattle & King County COVID-19 update for March 17, 2020
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Public Health provides updated guidance for retail establishments and childcares. We announced positive cases among King County employees. Public Health is reporting 30 new cases today, bringing the official case count in King County to 518. In addition, three new deaths are reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths to 46.
March 17 Update on City Operations and Kirkland First Responders
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The City continues to operate its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate our response to the presence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community.
Changes to City Operations Effective 12 p.m. Monday, March 16
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In response to guidance from Public Health – Seattle & King County, the City will be closing City Hall to the public starting at 12 p.m. today, March 16. Additionally, the Council Chamber will not be open to the public during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 17.
Update from Public Health - Seattle & King County for March 16, 2020: New state and local Orders issued to protect residents’ health from COVID-19
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Today, Governor Jay Inslee ordered statewide closure of food establishments to sit-in service and the prohibition of gatherings of more than 50 people. In addition, Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, issued a parallel local Health Officer Order for King County to prohibit gatherings of fewer than 50 people unless measures are taken by event organizers to minimize risk. Dr. Duchin also ordered the closure of food establishments except for pick up and delivery. There is widespread community transmission of COVID-19, and all of us need to stay away from others in order to slow the spread of the virus and preserve the health care system’s capacity to treat people at highest need.
March 16 Update on City Operations and Kirkland First Responders
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The City continues to operate its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate our response to the presence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community.
March 15 Update from Public Health - Seattle & King County
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Public Health reminds our community to respond to the need for blood donations. We are announcing several suspensions of in-person Public Health service desks. We are reporting 32 new cases today, bringing the confirmed case count total in King County to 420. In addition, two new deaths are reported, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths to 37.
Message from the City Council: Fire Station 21 Back in Service
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The Kirkland City Council is pleased to announce that Fire Station 21 is officially back in service.
March 13 Update from Public Health - Seattle & King County
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Public Health provides updates on testing, guidance for childcares, emergency precautions at correctional facilities, and isolation and quarantine facilities. There are 58 new cases that are being announced today, bringing the confirmed case count total in King County to 328. In addition, five new deaths are reported, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths to 32.
Kirkland Police Request Public’s Assistance Locating Missing Kirkland Woman
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On Thursday, March 12th Kirkland Police were dispatched to the Shumway Mansion Adult Family Home, located at 11410 99th PL NE for a report of a missing/endangered resident at the home. The staff reported to police that Samantha J. Ehrich left the residence sometime around 4:15 p.m. in the afternoon and had not been seen since.
March 13 Update on City Operations and Kirkland First Responders
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March 12 Update: Public Health Seattle-King County guidance for retail establishments
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March 12 Update on Kirkland’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
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March 11 Update on Kirkland's Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
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March 9 Update on Kirkland’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
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Update Press Release from Public Health - Seattle & King County Regarding COVID-19 (3/9/2020)
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March 7 King County Public Health COVID-19 Update
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March 6 COVID-19 update from Public Health – Seattle & King County
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Public Health – Seattle & King County urges King County residents to follow guidance to reduce the risk of COVID-19 in our community. Our official case count remains at 51, with 10 deaths, but updated numbers will be provided later today.
City of Kirkland Cancels Recreation Programs and Closes Community Centers Starting March 7
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In response to recommendations from Public Health – Seattle & King County, and out of an abundance of caution, the City of Kirkland will be cancelling most recreation programming and classes and closing community centers to the public starting Saturday, March 7 through Tuesday, March 31.
March 6 Update on Kirkland’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Team will Augment Staff of Life Care Center of Kirkland Nursing Facility
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Suspect in Kirkland Shooting Arrested
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March 5 Update on Kirkland’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
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The City continues to operate its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate our response to the presence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community.
March 5 COVID-19 update from Public Health – Seattle & King County
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This is a critical moment in the growing outbreak of COVID-19 in King County. All King County residents should follow Public Health recommendations. Together, we may potentially impact the spread of the disease in our community. Public Health – Seattle & King County announces today 20 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in King County residents. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 51, including 10 deaths.
March 4 Update on Kirkland’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
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The City continues to operate its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate our response to the presence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community.
March 3 Update on Kirkland’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
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March 2 Update on Kirkland’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
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The City continues to operate its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate our response to the presence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community.
Kirkland Fire Department Fully Staffed and Responding to all Calls
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Police Continue to Investigate Attempted Carjacking
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The Kirkland Police continue to investigate an attempted carjacking in the Juanita neighborhood that occurred yesterday evening in the 10700 block of NE 143rd Place. After a diligent search by two police canines, almost forty patrol officers, and a Washington State Patrol aircraft, police believe that the suspect has fled the area.
Winter Storm Updates- Final (January 16)
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Joint Statement from Police Chief Cherie Harris and City Manager Kurt Triplett
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On December 20, 2019, Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris issued a final report for Investigative Complaint PO#2019-0027 related to the arrest of a young suspect by the Kirkland Police Department at the Kirkland Teen Union Building (KTUB) on September 5, 2019.
Kirkland Police Department gives back with first ever “Shop with a Cop”
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The Kirkland Police Department’s inaugural Shop with Cop event took place Saturday, December 7, at the Kirkland Fred Meyer, located in Totem Lake.
Kirkland Fire Department Rescues Crane Operator
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The Kirkland Fire Department extracted the operator from a tipped mobile crane this morning at the Sierra Construction site at 5501 Lakeview Drive.
Joint Statement from Police Chief Cherie Harris and City Manager Kurt Triplett
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This statement is in response to concerns that have been expressed by the YMCA related to the arrest of a young suspect by the Kirkland Police Department at the Kirkland Teen Union Building (KTUB) in Kirkland on September 5, 2019.
Mental Health Field Response Grant Awarded to North Sound Radar Navigator Program
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The partners that make up the North Sound RADAR Navigator program including Kirkland, Shoreline, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park, and Bothell Police Departments, were awarded funding for the expansion of the Mental Health Professional (MHP) services currently provided and in development by the RADAR police agencies.
School Safety Camera Ticketing Starts October 14
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The school safety cameras pilot at John Muir/Kamiakin and Rose Hill elementary will start issuing tickets on Monday, October 14.
Bridle Trails Bank Robbery
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A little before 11:30 a.m. this morning, Kirkland Police responded to the Bridle Trails Wells Fargo in the 6600 block of 132nd Ave NE., for reports of a robbery at the bank.
Kirkland Police Department Celebrates Promotions, Service and New Officers
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The Kirkland Police Department celebrated promotions, newly sworn-in officers and staff with milestone years of service on Thursday, September 19, at the Kirkland Justice Center. Congratulations to all those recognized and honored!
Email Phishing Scam Alert
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There is currently an email phishing scam where scammers are posing as the Kirkland Police Department and asking for payment for fines incurred by "speed cameras". This is a scam.
School Safety Camera Warning Period Extended to October 14
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The City of Kirkland will be extending the warning period for the school safety cameras pilot until Monday, October 14.
Telephone Scammers Reported by Kirkland Residents
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Telephone scammers have been calling Kirkland residents claiming to be Kirkland Police Officers.
Kirkland Botox Suspect Arrested
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Kirkland Police Detectives arrested Lauren L. Klavano this afternoon on warrants related to the recent thefts involving Botox services.
Suspect in Kirkland Botox Case Identified
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The female suspect who received Botox treatments from DermaVita Skin Care Clinic in Kirkland, and fled without paying, has been identified.
Kirkland Police Department accepting applications for 2019 Community Police Academy
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The Kirkland Police Department is excited to accept applications for the 2019 Community Police Academy, a dynamic, eight-week series meant to give Kirkland residents a firsthand look at the inner-workings of the Kirkland Police Department.
Community invited to National Night Out 2019 neighborhood block party
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The City of Kirkland invites residents and guests to attend the National Night Out Against Crime 2019 neighborhood block party, a fun and memorable community-building event meant to promote police-community partnerships and bolster neighborhood camaraderie!
Male Threatens to Harm Eighteen-Month Old Child
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Just before 6:30 this morning, Kirkland Police were called to a disturbance near the Dania Furniture Store in the 12200blk of Ne 116th St. Officers were informed that a male subject was holding an eighteen-month old boy and threatening to harm or kill the child.
Kirkland Police Investigate Robbery at Totem Lake Key Bank
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Kirkland Police have taken person of interest in homicide investigation in custody
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Police Respond to Reports of Shots Fired in Kirkland
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On Thursday May 23rd at 8:50 in the evening, Kirkland Police Officers were dispatched to the 8700 block of NE 137th ST in the Finn Hill neighborhood of Kirkland for reports of a Shots Fired call.
Kirkland Police Searching For Missing Endangered Adult Male
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Kirkland Police and Fire Department Respond to Child Struck by Vehicle in Parking Lot
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Kirkland Police and Fire Department respond to child hit by a vehicle in the Safeway Parking lot located at 13636 100th Ave NE.
Female Assaulted by Male Posing as Ride Share Driver
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Just after 11:30 pm on March 16th, Kirkland Police Officers responded on a report of a female who had been assaulted. The victim advised she had been in downtown Kirkland when she requested an Uber car to pick her up.
Suspicious Person Contacted Near Rosehill Elementary School
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Just after 3:30 this afternoon, Kirkland Police responded on a report of a suspicious adult male just south of Rosehill Elementary School.
Suspect Apprehended in Kirkland Home Invasion
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On March 18th a suspect was identified and subsequently arrested by Kirkland Detectives later in the day.
City Council Authorizes School Zone Safety Camera Pilot
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The City Council took action during their meeting on Tuesday, March 5, to authorize a school zone safety camera pilot at Rose Hill Elementary School and Kamiakin Middle School/John Muir Elementary School.
Kirkland Police Investigate Robbery on Rose Hill
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On February 18, 2019, around 8:00 p.m. Kirkland Police Officers responded to reports of gunshots in the parking lot of the Rose Hill Safeway, located in the 12500 BLK of NE 85th ST.
Extended deadline: Kirkland Residents Invited to Apply to City Advisory Boards by February 21, 2019
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Kirkland residents are encouraged to apply to serve their community on a variety of boards and commissions that advise the City Council.
Kirkland Police Apprehend Suspects Wanted in Overnight Shooting
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The suspects will be booked on multiple felony charges based on their individual participation in the crimes.
Kirkland Police Department Invites Community to Enjoy Coffee with a Cop
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The City of Kirkland invites the community to attend Coffee with a Cop, an informal gathering that encourages communication between law enforcement professionals and community members.
Kirkland Police Apprehend Four Suspects Wanted in Shooting
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Menchie’s Incident Investigation Leads to New Protocol for Kirkland Police Department
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Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris has issued a final incident report for the Totem Lake Menchie’s incident that occurred on November 7.
Kirkland Police Investigate Shooting in Downtown Apartment Complex
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At 9:00am this morning, Kirkland Police Officers responded to the Arete Apartments located at 450 Central Way on a report of possible gunshots heard.
CenturyLink issues cause 911 disruption- Outage Over
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If you are unable to get through to 911, and you are currently located in Kirkland, you should call 425-577-5656.
Statement from City Manager Kurt Triplett and Chief Cherie Harris
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This has been a challenging week for Kirkland. From a Seattle Times column posted on Friday evening, November 16, our community learned that Kirkland Police were dispatched by NORCOM 911 at the request of the owner of Menchie’s in Totem Lake, to ask Mr. Byron Ragland to leave the shop. Mr. Ragland left Menchie’s feeling that he was unwelcome in Kirkland based on his race. We want to reiterate our sincere apology to Mr. Ragland and all parties for the result of this encounter. On November 17, we initiated an investigation of the incident. In reviewing preliminary findings, we have determined that the arriving officers missed the opportunity to mediate between Mr. Ragland and the shop owner to a better outcome.
Statement from Chief Cherie Harris and City Manager Kurt Triplett
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The City of Kirkland and the Kirkland Police Department would like to extend our sincerest apologies to Mr. Byron Ragland and the residents and businesses of Kirkland for the events at Menchie’s Yogurt in Totem Lake on November 7.
Kirkland Police Investigating Officer Response to 911 Call from Local Yogurt Shop
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Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris announced this morning that the department has initiated a formal investigation to determine whether officers that responded to a call for suspicious activity at a Menchie’s frozen yogurt franchise in Kirkland acted in accordance with department protocol.