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City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

The City of Normandy Park announced Tuesday (June 21) that it has made a conditional offer of employment to Captain Daniel W. Yourkoski of the Medina Police Department to become its next Chief of Police.... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police arrest possible car prowler on SW 174th Monday

Normandy Park Police arrest possible car prowler on SW 174th Monday

For those who may have seen some police activity in the 400 block of SW 174th Street (map below), here is what happened, according to the Normandy Park Police Department: “An Officer, I think his... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fundraiser to ‘Save Normandy Park Police’ nearing its $142K goal

UPDATE: Fundraiser to ‘Save Normandy Park Police’ nearing its $142K goal

Donors have helped raise $131,160 of the $142,000 target goal to ‘Save Normandy Park Police,’ according to the cause’s GoFundMe page. A total of 156 donors have raised that amount in... [Read more]

Prolific Normandy Park identity thief sentenced to 68 months

Prolific Normandy Park identity thief sentenced to 68 months

The Normandy Park Police Department announced a plea deal with the King County Prosecutor’s Office for one of their recent arrests for Identity Theft: Holbert, Branchina R. 11/02/72 was arrested... [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]

Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles will be Thursday, March 10

Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles will be Thursday, March 10

The City of Normandy Park will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles on Thursday, March 10 at the City Hall Recreation Center. The meeting will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. Here’s more... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burglary suspect arrested; bank robbed; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Burglary suspect arrested; bank robbed; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #33 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

LETTER: An update on the Normandy Park Police Dept. fundraising drive

LETTER: An update on the Normandy Park Police Dept. fundraising drive

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Normandy Park Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, Our fundraising drive... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Des Moines Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

PHOTOS: Des Moines Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: The Des Moines Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in these surveillance photos: He is associated to one confirmed... [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]