Law Enforcement Section

Community Police Academy begins March 12; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy begins March 12; here’s how to sign up

Applications are being accepted for the spring session of the Community Police Academy, a free series of classes designed to increase public understanding of the police department…

Learn About Law Enforcement at ‘Police Citizens Academy’ Starting March 20

Learn About Law Enforcement at ‘Police Citizens Academy’ Starting March 20

The Police Citizens Academy is a 12-week session offered free to residents of Burien, to help educate the public about the police department and to increase understanding between citizens and police. The... [Read more]

Burien’s Criminal Justice Training Center Holding Campus Tours this Fall

Burien’s Criminal Justice Training Center Holding Campus Tours this Fall

The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission will hold full campus tours each month through the end of the year for legislators, Commissioners, stakeholders, and the public. The tours will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Little Chiefs & Sheriffs Visit WSCJTC Campus In Burien

PHOTOS: Little Chiefs & Sheriffs Visit WSCJTC Campus In Burien

If you were on the road Thursday morning (Aug. 16) you might have noticed a large police motorcade heading south on 1st Avenue in Burien. The occasion was this year’s “Chief For A Day”... [Read more]

SCORE – Our Reporter ‘Does Time’ Inside South King County’s New Jail

SCORE – Our Reporter ‘Does Time’ Inside South King County’s New Jail

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Ralph Nichols was one of the first persons to "do time" in SCORE – South King County’s new correctional facility, located in Des Moines, for miscreants charged with or serving time... [Read more]

Criminal Justice Training Commission Job Fair Is May 30th

Criminal Justice Training Commission Job Fair Is May 30th

The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, which has a training center in Burien, is holding a “Criminal Justice Job Fair” from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, May 30th.

Here are the details…

Citizen’s Police Academy Starts Wed., March 25th

Citizen’s Police Academy Starts Wed., March 25th

Together with the King County Sheriff’s Office, Burien and SeaTac Police have designed a twice-yearly program to increase the understanding between citizens and their police departments through education – the Citizen’s Police Academy, the next session of which begins Wednesday, March 25th.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Citizen’s Police Academy

WHEN: Starts Wed., March 25th (and goes 13 weeks from 6-9pm Wed. nights)

WHERE: Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, located at 19010 1st Avenue South in Burien (see map below)

COST: FREE!

INFO: Graduates of the Citizen’s Police Academy will have a…

Burien Man Shot After West Seattle Bank Robbery

Burien Man Shot After West Seattle Bank Robbery

Tuesday’s wild bank robbery-turned-police chase that ended with cops shooting a suspect in downtown Seattle involved a 50-year old man from Burien named Douglas Cox, according to police. Cox was... [Read more]

Suspect In Stabbing Still At Large

Suspect In Stabbing Still At Large

Police are asking that if you’ve seen the man in the picture to the left, please call 911 immediately. He is the suspect in a stabbing last Sunday that sent two people to the hospital with life-threatening... [Read more]

Reward Upped For Murder Victim Found Near Burien

Reward Upped For Murder Victim Found Near Burien

The mother of a Lynnwood woman whose body was found near Burien two years ago announced that she is increasing the cash reward to $36,000 for information that leads to an arrest in her daughter’s... [Read more]

Two Burien Men Involved In Death Of Man Near Chelan

Two Burien Men Involved In Death Of Man Near Chelan

MANSON, WA — No decision has yet been made on whether to recommend assault charges against two Burien men involved in a reported fistfight with a Manson man just prior to his being struck and killed... [Read more]

Suspect In Boulevard Park Child Rape Still At Large

Suspect In Boulevard Park Child Rape Still At Large

BOULEVARD PARK – Police are on the lookout for a man in his early 20s who is suspected of raping a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning in this neighborhood northeast of Burien. The girl was allegedly... [Read more]

Burien Man Arrested For Robbing Students In Vancouver

Burien Man Arrested For Robbing Students In Vancouver

VANCOUVER, WA – A Burien man was arrested today in Vancouver, accused of robbing four students and attempting to rob others while driving a stolen car. Ari Watson, 21, of Burien, was booked into... [Read more]

Cops Looking For SeaTac Flasher/Groper

Cops Looking For SeaTac Flasher/Groper

SEATAC – The King County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man suspected of exposing himself at least 11 times in the SeaTac area. He appears to be getting bolder and his activities are... [Read more]

Accused Top Hat Gunman’s Bail Set At $250,000

Accused Top Hat Gunman’s Bail Set At $250,000

BURIEN – The accused gunman who shot an retired Boeing employee and Navy veteran on his doorstep Sunday faced a judge Monday who assigned a $250,000 bail.  Investigators believe Steven E. Tuimaseve... [Read more]