SPD Crime Prevention Coordinator

Our North Precinct Crime Prevention Coordinator left the force for another job. Due to the economic deficits in Seattle created by the pandemic, hiring her replacement is on hold. Here is a message from the CPC team for what to do in in the interim if you need help:

Hello everyone,

My name is Jennifer […]

2020 Public Safety Focus Group – Online Survey

May – August 2020 Public Safety Focus Groups As part of the SPD’s Micro-Community Policing Plan (MCPP) process, those who live and/or work in Seattle are invited to respond to focus group questions from May through August, 2020. The focus group questions are an opportunity to provide feedback to SPD on crime and public safety […]

Register Your Bike on Bike Index

Now is a good time to make sure all of your bikes are in Bike Index and all of your bikes’ information is up-to-date. You can log in and register a new bike in just a few minutes to make sure that all of your information is linked to you.

The serial number you need […]

Public Safety Updates from NPAC – May 2020

Due to the governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy directive, NPAC is not meeting this May. However, the usual meeting contributors kindly sent us updates. It’s interesting to hear how the King Co and Seattle Attorney General’s Offices are adapting during this time.

In the update document there is also some information about help for […]

A Message From SPD North Precinct Captain Eric Sano

A Message from the North Precinct Eric Sano Captain: To all North Precinct residents, business owners and workers, I hope this report finds you all well during the City’s COVID-19 pandemic response. In all of my years, I have never experienced anything like this (and I’ve been around almost 60 years!). We are truly […]

Check Your Car – Auto Thefts During Stay-At-Home

Stay-at-Home 2020: You’ve Checked on Your Friends– Have You Checked on Your Car? Written by Jonah Spangenthal-Lee on April 15, 2020 2:56 pm

An arrest of a prolific auto thief in West Seattle last week threw a spotlight on an emerging crime of opportunity in a time of stay-at-home orders and significantly reduced vehicle […]

Message from SPD Captain Sano, North Precinct

A message from our Seattle Police Department North Precinct’s Captain Eric Sano dated March 30, 2020:

“To all North Precinct residents, business owners and workers, this COVID-19 pandemic has really changed the way we all live and interact. We are definitely in unprecedented times and unchartered waters! I understand the fear and apprehension you all […]

2019 Crime Stats (With Caveats)

Here is a 2019 summary of crime in our neighborhood. However, since Pinehurst lay partly in the SPD’s Northgate area and partly in its Lake City area, I’ve included both neighborhoods in the data selection. Pinehurst’s actual crime rates would be less, since this summary includes the parts of Northgate and Lake City that we […]

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes – February 2020

This month’s guest speaker was SPD Chief Carmen Best. She laid out SPD’s six priorities, talked about the budget and enumerated other priorities such as gun and gang violence, car theft and officer recruitment and retention.

Our Crime Prevention Coordinator still has some free steering wheel clubs – contact her if you want one – […]

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes for December 2019

This month’s guest speaker was Ann Forrest, Chair of Northeast Seattle Hubs. She explained the function of the community emergency hubs, such as the ones at Lake City’s Fred Meyer parking lot and Victory Heights Playground. The hubs are places where people can go after a disaster to get information and help if normal forms […]