Pinehurst Community Council Meeting Notes

Our February 2018 meeting featured SPD Community Police Team Officer Bryan Kennedy speaking about crime trends and how SPD handles property crimes once they’ve been reported.

We also invited a speaker from Seattle Neighborhood Group who gave a presentation on suspicious behavior. The meeting notes are here.


Pinehurst Community Council Meeting on February 1

Please join us for the first Pinehurst Community Council meeting of the year!

Date & Time February 1, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Location Amante Pizza & Pasta 12319 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125

Here is the agenda of the meeting.

Seattle Neighbourhood Group’s Crime Prevention Presentation on suspicious activities, from the […]

Minutes for North Precinct Advisory Council – January 2018

This month’s guest speaker was Student Officer Jessica Chandler who just finished her training at Washington’s police academy. Last year she was the SPD Micro Community Policing Plan intern, and she enjoyed working with the community and the officers so much that she applied to the department. Read about the process of applying and training […]

2017 North Precinct Crime Statistics

Here are comparison crime statistics for our North Precinct in 2017 compared to 2016, and compared to city-wide statistics. I think they reflect the effort the NP has been making to reduce residential burglaries and car thefts.


In 2017 crime was down 3% from 2016, whereas city-wide it was down 2%.

Person crimes were […]

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes for December 2017

This month there was no guest speaker. Instead, we had a social and poster session where we could write down crime problems, public safety concerns, etc. for our neighborhoods. We’ll distribute the compiled lists in January. Doing it by neighborhood was suggested by the SPD Community Police Team. They are interested in using this information […]

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes for November 2017

This month’s guests told us about the SPD body-worn video program that is being rolled out. An informational flyer is here. And here is a FAQ sheet.

The minutes are here. Read them for news from the North Precinct, including crime statistics.


Annual Public Safety Survey

Seattle University is administering the 3rd annual citywide Seattle Public Safety Survey. The purpose of the survey is to solicit feedback on public safety and security concerns from those who live and/or work in Seattle. A report on the survey results will be provided to the Seattle Police Department to assist them with making our […]

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes for October 2017


The guest speaker at NPAC was Assistant Chief Steve Wilske, SPD Patrol Operations Bureau. He talked about SPD staffing, patrol priorities (officer safety, crime reduction, compliance with the DOJ settlement agreement.

The North Precinct Commander updated us on crime statistics.

The annual sock drive has begun. If you’d like to donate new socks, hats, […]

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes for Sept 2017

NPAC has a new meeting place – Lakeside School. The guest speaker this month was Detective Chris Brownlee, SPD’s Nightlife Coordinator. His role is to help nightlife businesses (bars, restaurants, etc.) provide a safe environment for nightlife activities. He helps train security staff on how to resolve problems, and to understand the rules and […]

SPD Wants Your Input on new CSO Program

Give Your Input on the Development of the Community Service Officer Program The City is now working to start a new Community Service Officer program that will support community-led strategies that lead to a reduction in criminal justice system involvement for communities of color.

The Community Service Officer program was previously a group of […]