Tag Archives: Community Police Team

Follow-up: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

We had a good turnout for our most recent West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network meeting – many thanks to Officer Jon Kiehn for his informative CPTED presentation and to those of you who attended and participated! A key takeaway from the … Continue reading

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Learn (more) about Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design!

Join us this coming Tuesday, the 23rd, for our April meeting! Officer Jon Kiehn from the Community Police Team will give his very popular presentation on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED,  pronounced “Sep-Ted”). Learn how to reduce the chances that your … Continue reading

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Join us this coming Tuesday, the 26th, for our March meeting!

We have a great line-up for our meeting this month! Meet Police Captain Joe Kessler! Introduction to the Victim’s Support Team (VST) Learn about Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) This month Southwest Precinct Captain Kessler will introduce himself to the Block … Continue reading

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Our February monthly meeting is this Tuesday, the 26th!

Had enough of mail theft?? Let’s get educated and tackle this subject head on! At our meeting this month we will have the US Postal inspectors for our area, Inspector Matt Rintoul and Inspector Sumyra Duy, as well as Officer Jon … Continue reading

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Our CPT officers are being redeployed…temporarily?

We’ve received word of changes at the SW Police Precinct. Most significantly, our Community Police Team (CPT) officers are being redeployed — for the summer, perhaps longer — to bolster patrol officer levels in the neighborhoods. As well, the SW Police Precinct … Continue reading

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Learn about CPTED at our Tuesday, April 24th meeting!!

Do you think of crime prevention in terms of deadbolts on doors and locks on windows? There are more far-reaching options, such as Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED).  What is CPTED?  Pronounced “sep-ted”, it refers to a group of strategies … Continue reading

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SPD has launched the Block Watch Toolkit!

The updated website for the Seattle Police Department has recently been launched! It includes the new Block Watch Toolkit that Shanna Christie from SPD has been working on. You may recall that she arranged for members from our group to provide feedback on the toolkit prototype … Continue reading

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