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King County Council calls for Sheriff’s Office to provide enhanced training

King County Council calls for Sheriff’s Office to provide enhanced training

The Metropolitan King County Council on Monday called upon the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) to provide enhanced, culturally appropriate antibias, violence de-escalation, and crisis intervention... [Read more]

Discover Burien holding ‘Active Shooter’ training seminar on Tuesday, July 12

Discover Burien holding ‘Active Shooter’ training seminar on Tuesday, July 12

Discover Burien will be holding an Active Shooter Training seminar on Tuesday, July 12, from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Discover Burien Office, located at 427 SW 152nd Street. This Quarterly meeting will focus... [Read more]

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

On Thursday, March 19, the South King County Fire Training Consortium will be conducting live fire training at a house located 10635 4th Ave SW in unincorporated White Center between the hours of 7 a.m.... [Read more]

FREE CERT Training begins April 16

FREE CERT Training begins April 16

When disaster calls – how will you respond? The City of SeaTac, Burien & Kent RFA are offering the FEMA-sponsored Community Emergency Response Team training at no charge, starting April 16, 2015. Following... [Read more]

Fall session of Community Emergency Response Team training begins Sept. 11

Fall session of Community Emergency Response Team training begins Sept. 11

The fall session of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training will begin Sept. 11, and held Thursday nights from 6 – 9 p.m. in SeaTac. Emergency professionals train residents, organizations or... [Read more]

Here’s why there were so many fire trucks parked around downtown Burien

Here’s why there were so many fire trucks parked around downtown Burien

You may have noticed what looked like some kind of “Fire Truck Show” in downtown Burien near the old bank and City Hall building at 415 SW 150th – a bunch of trucks and emergency vehicles... [Read more]

Register for Burien Goodwill’s FREE Training Classes July 16–19

Register for Burien Goodwill’s FREE Training Classes July 16–19

Burien Goodwill will be offering FREE classes from Aug. 6 – Sept. 27, and the window to register is July 16–19. Free training classes will be offered in English, Computers, GED Preparation, Math, Customer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome to our newest Advertiser – CrossFit Burien!

Welcome to our newest Advertiser – CrossFit Burien!

We’d like to extend a high stamina, well toned welcome to our newest Advertiser, CrossFit Burien, who opened their doors in Olde Burien March 1. They have a special going right now which is real easy... [Read more]

Sheriff Rahr Picked as Executive Director of Criminal Justice Training Center

Sheriff Rahr Picked as Executive Director of Criminal Justice Training Center

On Thursday (Feb. 23), King County Sheriff Sue Rahr was selected as Executive Director of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, located at 19010 1st Ave South in Burien…

Seattle Police, King County Sheriff’s To Share Criminal Justice Training Center

Seattle Police, King County Sheriff’s To Share Criminal Justice Training Center

Seattle Police Chief John Diaz, King County Sheriff Sue Rahr, and Joe Hawe, commander of the Washington Criminal Justice Training Center, will hold a press conference this afternoon (Monday April 25th),... [Read more]

Register For Burien Goodwill’s Free Classes Dec. 13-14

Register For Burien Goodwill’s Free Classes Dec. 13-14

Burien Goodwill’s Job Training and Education Center will be offering FREE English and Computer classes, with registration taking place on Monday, Dec. 13th and Tuesday, Dec. 14th. These free eight-week... [Read more]

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Begins Sept. 16th

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Begins Sept. 16th

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training begins Sept. 16th and continues every Thursday evening from 6pm – 9pm at SeaTac City Hall, which is located at 4800 South 188th Street. CERT was created... [Read more]

Toastmasters International Say: “Area 41 Has More Fun!”

Toastmasters International Say: “Area 41 Has More Fun!”

Toastmaster and Burien resident Steve Kennedy attended the District 2 Changeover Meeting last Saturday, where he was officially granted the status of Area 41 Governor as the Toastmaster fiscal year begins... [Read more]

There's Still Time To Register For The Port Of Seattle's "Citizens Academy"

There's Still Time To Register For The Port Of Seattle's "Citizens Academy"

The Port of Seattle wants our Readers to know that there’s still time to register for their FREE “Citizens Academy,” a unique, free opportunity to learn up close about the many challenges... [Read more]

Want To Train With Cops? Next Citizen’s Police Academy Begins March 11th

Want To Train With Cops? Next Citizen’s Police Academy Begins March 11th

Together with the King County Sheriff’s Office, Burien and SeaTac Police are continuing their twice-yearly “Citizen’s Police Academy” program with an orientation on Thursday, March... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police To Conduct S.W.A.T. Training At Marvista Elementary School July 1st-3rd

Normandy Park Police To Conduct S.W.A.T. Training At Marvista Elementary School July 1st-3rd

According to a press release, the Normandy Park Police Department will be taking over Marvista Elementary School for some serious police training between Wed., July 1st and Fri., July 3rd, from 9am to... [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…

“RIPS” Baseball Poker Fundraiser Is Saturday, April 18th

“RIPS” Baseball Poker Fundraiser Is Saturday, April 18th

Did you know that there’s a world-class baseball training facility in Burien called “Rips Baseball Training Complex“?

There is, and they’re having a special poker tournament fundraiser this Saturday, April 18th starting at 6pm, and here are the details:

WHAT: Texas Hold’em Tournament and 14U Gold Brewers Baseball Fundraiser (ONLY WILL HAVE 100 PLAYERS)

WHEN: Saturday, April 18th, 6pm: Dinner & Registration; 7pm: First Cards Dealt Promptly…don’t be late…

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…

Citizen’s Police Academy Starts Sept. 10th

Citizen’s Police Academy Starts Sept. 10th

by Janet Grella Have you ever wanted to meet a real police dog and see how they find drugs? Or meet a bomb-sniffing dog? Or see a real police helicopter? Do you ever wonder how the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Video Of Local Cops-To-Be Being Pepper Sprayed

Video Of Local Cops-To-Be Being Pepper Sprayed

Ever been pepper sprayed? I haven’t, but from what I hear, it stings and burns like a son-ova-uknowwhat. If you’re a cop, or a cop-in-training, like we have at our local Washington State Criminal... [Read more]

CERT. It’s Not Just A Breath Mint Anymore. It Could Save A Life.

CERT. It’s Not Just A Breath Mint Anymore. It Could Save A Life.

From the City of Burien: The next training session for Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) begins March 6, 2008 and it’s filling up quickly!  Get your application in right away... [Read more]