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    Police launch site focused on data and transparency

    Whether it’s recent neighborhood crime data, use-of-force incidents or information about the police department’s workforce diversity, it’s all at your fingertips on the new Bellevue Police…

    Feedback sought on new crisis response teams

    Non-uniformed police, mental health pros help people in crisis The city will consider a new approach to responding to individuals in crisis after a pilot program featuring teams of specially trained…
    A Community Crisis Assistance Team confers about an individual in crisis at a homeless encampment.

    New task force to fight catalytic converter thefts

    With catalytic converter thefts happening at an alarming rate across the country and in King County, Bellevue police and eight other Eastside law enforcement agencies, are banding together to combat…
    Local police departments hold a news conference about a task force to counter catalytic converter thefts.

    Shirley appointed Bellevue Police Chief

    City Manager Brad Miyake has appointed Interim Chief Wendell Shirley to lead the Bellevue Police Department. Chief Shirley has served as interim chief since Chief Steve Mylett left the department…
    Bellevue Police Chief Wendell Shirley

    Increased security following break-in at slide site

    Demolition of structure needed to allow residents to safely return  The City of Bellevue has arranged 24-hour security around the slide site in the Somerset neighborhood.
    Bellevue police car near area of landslide

    Bellevue Police to hold community update on reform efforts

    Virtual town hall will take place on Jan. 12  Chief Wendell Shirley (Interim) invites the public to a virtual update on the department's use of force policies following the completion of last year’s…
    Bellevue Police officers standing together

    Police sector captains to host roundtables

    Bellevue residents will have the opportunity to meet the police captain assigned to their part of the city and ask questions or share concerns at virtual roundtable discussions this month. 

    A message from the chief regarding new laws and policing

    Dear Bellevue Community,  Recent mandated police reforms passed by the Legislature in Washington state reflect changing societal expectations on the role of law enforcement and focus on reducing…
    Chief of Police Badge

    Shirley appointed interim police chief

    City Manager Brad Miyake has appointed Wendell J. Shirley to lead the Bellevue Police Department, while the city begins the process of looking for a permanent replacement. Shirley, hired as assistant…
    City Manager Brad Miyake with interim Police Chief Wendell Shirley

    Protests expected downtown Tuesday night

    Bellevue public safety officials have learned of protests being planned for the evening of Tuesday, May 11, in downtown Bellevue. One demonstration was advertised to start at 7 p.m. at Downtown Park…
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