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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]

City Council considers new police cars; passes homelessness ordinance

City Council considers new police cars; passes homelessness ordinance

By Jack Mayne With aging and dilapidated police cars, the Normandy Park City Council is trying to decide whether to buy four new cars or only two, even one, right away. Acting Police Chief Brian Sommer... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis resigns

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis resigns

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis announced on the department’s blog Wednesday (April 13) that he is resigning, effective April 30. Sergeant Brian Sommer will serve as Acting Chief of Police... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shoots at police, SWAT team; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: Man shoots at police, SWAT team; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #46 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]

N.P. Police meeting on Residential Communication Hubs is Saturday

N.P. Police meeting on Residential Communication Hubs is Saturday

Residents are invited to attend an upcoming meeting on ‘Residential Communication Hubs’ (RCH) put on by the Normandy Park Police at Nist Park on Saturday, April 9, from 3-3:30 p.m. “RCH’s... [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]

Normandy Park Police arrest fraud suspect Thursday morning

Normandy Park Police arrest fraud suspect Thursday morning

On Thursday morning (March 10), Normandy Park Police Detective Hedrick and Reserve Officer Lee arrested a subject who was suspected of committing fraud against a Normandy Park resident. The resident... [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]