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    Lock up your guns, be safe

    Applications for firearms are up 200% in Bellevue since the pandemic began. Before residents can legally own a gun, they are required to file a Firearms Transfer Application with the police…
    Locked gun

    Car prowl report leads to major crime operation bust

    Three people have been arrested in connection with a large crime operation involving ID theft, money printing, car theft, burglary, and weapons violations.  The initial report was filed online in…
    Stolen key fobs recovered

    USPIS Inspector joins BPD as mail theft skyrockets

    An inspector with the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) is now embedded in the Bellevue Police Department to help crack down on mail and package theft. This partnership comes as…
    United States Postal Inspection Service

    Driver strikes, kills man crossing NE 8th

    4th Bellevue traffic fatality this year On Monday, a driver struck and killed a man attempting to walk across Northeast Eighth Street in the Crossroads neighborhood.

    BPD Officer returns after third tour of duty

    Officer Jesse Hjelmstad is back patrolling Bellevue's streets after serving his third tour of duty with the National Guard.  As a Sergeant First Class, Officer Hjelmstad led a platoon of 20 medics in…
    Officer Jesse Hjelmstad

    Police Chief answers questions about the October 24, 2020 protest

    On Saturday, October 24, 2020, the protest ended peacefully, with no one getting hurt and no damage. During the demonstration, Bellevue police officers provided the protesters a safe space as they…

    Three arrested in murder-for-hire scheme

    Bellevue police detectives have arrested a 30-year-old woman and two 17-year-old boys in connection with the shooting of the woman's ex-husband in July at the Overlook at Lakemont Apartments. The 48-…

    Cardiac arrest survivor meets officers who saved him

    On the July Lake to Lake, meet a cardiac arrest survivor saved by Bellevue police. Also,
    Resident Mark Flynn, a cardiac arrest survivor, meets the police officers who saved him.

    Residents’ videos lead to looting arrests

    Using video clips supplied by residents, Bellevue police have arrested 23 people connected with looting and destruction downtown on May 31, and have recovered more than $50,000 in merchandise.…
    Weapons seized during looting arrests
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