Police Section

VIDEO: 90-year old woman’s purse snatched outside Normandy Park Market

VIDEO: 90-year old woman’s purse snatched outside Normandy Park Market

KING5 is reporting that a bold thief stole a 90-year old woman’s purse in broad daylight in the parking lot of the Normandy Park Market on Thursday, Nov. 17. The woman was loading her car after doing... [Read more]

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]

Prop. 1 will easily pass; over 40 celebrate at Normandy Park City Hall Park

Prop. 1 will easily pass; over 40 celebrate at Normandy Park City Hall Park

Proposition No. 1, the property tax rate increase for Normandy Park Police, will pass easily with a 70% Yes vote: Yes: 70.39% – 1745 votes No: 29.61% – 734 votes The proposition required... [Read more]

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

Normandy Park Police arrest possible car prowler on SW 174th

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]