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Auto theft up in Burien, other crimes moderating, says Police Chief Ted Boe

Auto theft up in Burien, other crimes moderating, says Police Chief Ted Boe

By Jack Mayne Despite fears in Burien that crime is increasing, Police Chief Ted Boe says the general city and King County crime rate is going down – except for car thefts. “Auto Theft is currently... [Read more]

Burien Police Chief releases statement on local police working with ICE

Burien Police Chief releases statement on local police working with ICE

Burien Police Chief Ted Boe presented the following statement at the July 2, 2018 Burien City Council meeting about the Police Department and King County’s position on cooperation with Immigration... [Read more]

Captain Theodore ‘Ted’ Boe selected to be Burien’s next Police Chief

Captain Theodore ‘Ted’ Boe selected to be Burien’s next Police Chief

City Manager Brian J. Wilson on Tuesday, April 17 selected Theodore ‘Ted’ Boe to be Burien’s next Police Chief. His first day will be May 1, and his annual salary will be $148,954. Chief... [Read more]

VIDEO: Five candidates for Burien Police Chief meet with community

VIDEO: Five candidates for Burien Police Chief meet with community

Five candidates for Burien Police Chief met with City leaders and community members on Thursday evening at the Burien Community Center. Five candidates vying to become the next Burien Police Chief met... [Read more]

Meet Candidates for Burien Police Chief at Community Center Thursday, April 12

Meet Candidates for Burien Police Chief at Community Center Thursday, April 12

All are invite to join Burien City Manager, Brian J. Wilson, to meet the candidates for the City of Burien Police Chief on Thursday, April 12. This free and open event will be held at the Burien Community... [Read more]

City Manager seeks community feedback on Police Services & Leadership

City Manager seeks community feedback on Police Services & Leadership

The City of Burien will be hosting a series of public meetings, as well as online opportunities to gather community feedback on police services in Burien – and they’re seeking public feedback. By... [Read more]

Crime increasing in Burien, along with everywhere in S. King County, Chief says

Crime increasing in Burien, along with everywhere in S. King County, Chief says

By Jack Mayne Burien’s crime rate is increasing as it is in other cities in south King County, according to Police Chief Scott Kimerer in his annual report to the City Council on Monday night (April... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis resigns

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis resigns

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis announced on the department’s blog Wednesday (April 13) that he is resigning, effective April 30. Sergeant Brian... [Read more]

SEATAC BLOG: Burien’s own Jim Graddon honored by King County Council

SEATAC BLOG: Burien’s own Jim Graddon honored by King County Council

Our sister site The SeaTac Blog is reporting that the King County Council on Monday recognized the distinguished career of SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon – who grew up in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood…

SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon to Retire

SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon to Retire

by Jack Mayne Jim Graddon, chief of the SeaTac Police Department and a major in the King County Sheriff’s office, plans to retire later this year. “After nine years of service to the City of SeaTac,... [Read more]

No longer ‘Interim,’ Chris Gaddis becomes Chief of Police for Normandy Park

No longer ‘Interim,’ Chris Gaddis becomes Chief of Police for Normandy Park

Chris Gaddis poses with his longtime police partner, K-9 ‘Skyler.’ On Saturday, Sept. 1, a note on the Normandy Park Police Chief’s Facebook Page stated that Interim Police Chief Chris... [Read more]

Retirement Party for Normandy Park Police Chief Rick Kieffer will be March 29

Retirement Party for Normandy Park Police Chief Rick Kieffer will be March 29

A retirement party for Normandy Park Police Chief Rick Kieffer will be held Thursday, March 29 from Noon – 7 p.m. at Normandy Park City Hall, with a special presentation at 1 p.m. This event is free... [Read more]

Burien Police Chief Kimerer Comes From A Pedigreed Law Enforcement Family

Burien Police Chief Kimerer Comes From A Pedigreed Law Enforcement Family

Scott Kimerer has been police chief in Burien for over eight years but few realize he comes from a pedigreed law enforcement family. Both of his parents retired from the Seattle Police Department as assistant chiefs…

Burien Native Jim Graddon Wins “Crime Prevention Chief Of The Year” Award

Burien Native Jim Graddon Wins “Crime Prevention Chief Of The Year” Award

James Graddon, Burien native and current Chief of Police for the City of SeaTac, has been honored with the Crime Prevention Chief of the Year award by the Washington State Crime Prevention Association... [Read more]

Police Chief Kimerer To Speak To Burien Lions Club At Angelo’s Wednesday

Police Chief Kimerer To Speak To Burien Lions Club At Angelo’s Wednesday

Scott Kimerer, Chief of Burien Police, will speak to the Burien Lions Club at Noon on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd at Angelo’s Cafe. Lunch is $13, and the public is invited. According to Bill Wippel: He was... [Read more]