Personal Safety Warning from Seattle Police Department

Received today from Terrie Johnston at Seattle Police Dept:

Dear Block Captains/Contacts:

We wanted to notify you that there have been three separate sexually-motivated attacks on women across the North Precinct. The descriptions of the suspect vary, as does neighborhood, time of day and day of the week. The common threads have been that the [...]

Public Safety Survey

Mayor Mike McGinn recently announced an online survey to gather community input on public safety. The survey is being conducted by graduate students from the UW Evans School of Public Affairs. You can take the survey here. It takes about 10 minutes to complete.

From the press release:


Robbery on Holman Road, March 28th, 2011

Approximately 4 AM Monday Morning, March 28th 2011, the owner of the Thirsty Fish at 9041 Holman Road was beaten and robbed. Details of the incident are available at the MyBallard site. The robbers got away with a bag of money, his wedding ring, and wallet.

In light of this incident and the earlier robbery [...]

North Precinct Contact Information Updated

The North Precinct is located at 10049 College Way North, public hours 7AM to 10PM Phone #: 206-684-0850. Call 911 for emergencies and 206-625-5011 for non-emergency to report crime Officer Scott McGlashan covers NW 110th to the Ship Canal and 3rd Ave NW to the sound (206-233-3733 or Suspected drug activity: 206-684-0748 Parking [...]

Armed Robbery at Whitman Middle School, March 3rd, 2011

On March 3rd, a woman waiting in her car for her kids to be finished with basketball practice, was accosted by a lone man with a gun who robbed her of cash, then fled across the play field when she activated her car alarm. Police searched the area but did not locate the robber. On [...]

Stranger Danger in Our Midst

We received a forwarded e-mail today (Wednesday, April 21st) from a North Beach parent and an e-mail forwarded from Small Faces as well. This is published here to let everyone know and so we can be alert for this particular individual. A good opportunity to speak with your children about the danger of speaking with [...]

Crime Prevention Tips from the SPD

This article comes from a West Precinct memo which was later published on the Seattle Police Department’s SPD Blotter. These safety tips are good to remember any time of the year. We’ve had a recent spate of crime in Blue Ridge, North Beach, and View Ridge as detailed in this article from

Holiday safety [...]