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Police seeking public’s help identifying man wanted for Indecent Exposure

Police seeking public’s help identifying man wanted for Indecent Exposure

The Normandy Park Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for Indecent Exposure, and they’ve released a sketch of him. Police say that on May 7, 2015 (read our... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police seeking help finding indecent exposure suspect

Normandy Park Police seeking help finding indecent exposure suspect

The Normandy Park Police Department is searching for a man who exposed himself to a family in the north end of Normandy Park – near 1st Ave South – Thursday afternoon, May 7. Police say that the suspect... [Read more]

Jail budget down with new facility, says police chief

Jail budget down with new facility, says police chief

by Jack Mayne The city’s first homicide in 28 years and a new and less expensive jail facility in nearby Des Moines were the major points in Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis’ third annual report... [Read more]

Sgt. Larry Laswell retires after 35 years with Normandy Park Police Department

Sgt. Larry Laswell retires after 35 years with Normandy Park Police Department

by Jack Mayne Thirty-five years is not unusual for a police officer to serve until retirement, but that number of years on one city police force is a rarity these days, as Police Sgt. Larry Laswell retires... [Read more]

Reports of shots fired at bus stop in Normandy Park Friday night

Reports of shots fired at bus stop in Normandy Park Friday night

The Normandy Park Police Department says that at around 9 p.m. on Friday night, Feb. 13, there were several reports of shots fired in the 18200 block of 1st Ave South. According to one reporting party,... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police release statement on recent increase in car prowls/thefts

Normandy Park Police release statement on recent increase in car prowls/thefts

The Normandy Park Police Department announced on Saturday (Jan. 10) that they have taken 10 vehicle prowl reports over the last three days. All of the vehicle prowls have occurred at night. The first two... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police chase car prowlers in stolen vehicle

Normandy Park Police chase car prowlers in stolen vehicle

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting a short chase of a stolen vehicle by an officer Wednesday morning at 1:46 a.m. (Dec. 18). An Officer was called to suspicious activity – a possible car... [Read more]

Thieves crash truck into Normandy Park Market, steal ATM machine

Thieves crash truck into Normandy Park Market, steal ATM machine

Thieves crashed their pick-up truck through the doors of the Normandy Park Market early Monday (Dec. 8) then stole the automatic teller machine and fled. A video surveillance camera showed a new black... [Read more]

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that around 11 p.m. on Friday night (Nov. 21), Officer Norris and Reserve Officer McBride were dispatched to Papa John’s Pizza at Normandy Park Towne... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police bust hanging basket thief using GPS tracking unit

Normandy Park Police bust hanging basket thief using GPS tracking unit

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting of a recent rash of thefts of hanging baskets from a local business. Police decided to track one of the baskets using GPS – that’s right, they put... [Read more]