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10 & 11-year old boys take over as Washington State Patrol’s ‘Chief for a Day’

10 & 11-year old boys take over as Washington State Patrol’s ‘Chief for a Day’

Photos courtesy Washington State Patrol Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste handed over his title to Carlos, 10, and Angel, 11, Callejas on Thursday (Aug. 18) as part of the Washington State Criminal... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police chase, arrest unwilling, difficult suspect

Normandy Park Police chase, arrest unwilling, difficult suspect

The Normandy Park Police were called to a subject running in traffic on Thursday (Feb. 18) in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South (map below). Upon arrival, the subject was contacted, then ran from officers... [Read more]

Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park

Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park

A multi-alarm fire destroyed a chicken coop and shed near SW 170th Street and 21st Ave SW in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning, Feb. 9. Several chickens apparently perished in the blaze, which started... [Read more]

UPDATE: Normandy Park Police arrest burglary suspect from Nov. break-in

UPDATE: Normandy Park Police arrest burglary suspect from Nov. break-in

UPDATE: On Thursday, Jan. 7, Normandy Park Police Detective Jeremy Hedrick, along with two Department of Corrections Community Correction Officers, arrested the suspect (pictured above) wanted for... [Read more]

Plaques and thanks given to outgoing Normandy Park City Councilmembers

Plaques and thanks given to outgoing Normandy Park City Councilmembers

by Jack Mayne The Normandy Park City Council had its last meeting of the year and its last for three members – Mayor Susan West and Councilmembers Shawn McEvoy and Stacia Jenkins. City Manager Mark Hoppen... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council puts six-year levy lit lift on August primary ballot

Normandy Park City Council puts six-year levy lit lift on August primary ballot

by Jack Mayne The Normandy Park City Council put a levy increase that would last each of six years on next August’s primary election ballot. The decision Tuesday (Dec. 8) to make the levy increase around... [Read more]

Normandy Park cuts police officers and considers February levy lift election

Normandy Park cuts police officers and considers February levy lift election

by Jack Mayne It was a long and at times a contentious meeting that ended with cutting two city police officers and other changes to balance the city’s 2015 budget at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. At... [Read more]

Normandy Park citizens launch campaign to raise money to keep police officers

Normandy Park citizens launch campaign to raise money to keep police officers

by Jack Mayne Citizens of this small city on the shores of Puget Sound have taken the extraordinary step of going to an Internet fundraising website to raise $276,000 to save the jobs of two city police... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Normandy Park Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

PHOTOS: Normandy Park Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

The Normandy Park Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying this suspect, wanted in relation to a burglary that happened around 12:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Nov. 12: The burglary... [Read more]

Rankin blames Council for levy lid loss which caused police force cuts

Rankin blames Council for levy lid loss which caused police force cuts

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park will lose two police officers and not hire a third as the city chopped over a half million from its budget due to the loss at the polls on Nov. 3 of a proposal to increase the... [Read more]