Stop by our booth at the Morgan Junction Community Festival!

West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network will have an informational booth at this wonderful neighborhood event! It’s this coming Saturday, June 18th.

Look for us in the vendor area, which is just north of Morgan Junction Park (at 6413 California Ave SW). We’ll be there starting at 10 AM. The festival runs until 5 PM.  Stop by to pick up informational materials and free 9-1-1 coloring books!

Here’s a preview of the festival, along with this year’s poster!

Morgan Junction Festival 2016 poster

Morgan Junction Festival 2016 poster

More on car prowls and package thefts from Mark Solomon

Passing along the latest email we received today from Mark Solomon, our community’s Crime Prevention Coordinator.

Seatttle Police Newsletter - December 2015

 

Here’s the email from Mark Solomon in .pdf format: Seatttle Police Newsletter – December 2015. You can find his earlier newsletter about this topic here.

New SPD community safety newsletter has timely info!

Our community’s Crime Prevention Coordinator, Mark Solomon, sent out a new newsletter this week.

We’ve also attached this newsletter it in .pdf format, so you can print and share it!
Seattle Police Email Newsletter, October 2015

If you missed Mark’s presentation at our October meeting, you can find a brief recap here; as well, you can find his recommendations for arson prevention here.

Info from Seattle Police about the recent arsons in West Seattle

I know many of us are anxiously following reports in the West Seattle Blog and other local media about the recent arsons in our community.

Mark Solomon, our  Crime Prevention Coordinator from SPD, sent us the following update about the incidents this afternoon. Please share this information with your friends and neighbors. Click here for a printable .pdf version.

Arson information from Mark Solomon, page 1 of 2

Arson information from Mark Solomon, page 1 of 2

Arson information from Mark Solomon, page 2 of 2

Package theft concerns? Here’s the new community safety newsletter!

Mark Solomon, our community’s Crime Prevention Coordinator sent out a new newsletter today.

We’ve also attached this newsletter it in .pdf format, so you can print and share it!
Seattle Police Email Newsletter, October 2015

Need tips for hot weather? New community safety newsletter has some!

Community safety newsletter from Mark Solomon, page 1 of 2

Mark Solomon, our community’s Crime Prevention Coordinator sent out a new newsletter today.

Community safety newsletter from Mark Solomon, page 2 of 2

We’ve also attached this newsletter it in .pdf format, so you can print and share it!
Seattle Police Email Newsletter, June 2015

More about Night Out activities…

As we noted in our previous posting, you can apply for a Small Sparks grant of up to $1000 to help fund your neighborhood’s Night Out activities, but you need to begin the application process today (Friday, June 19th)! Following is the information we received about this from Mark Solomon, our Crime Prevention Coordinator.

Night Out_logo

Dear Community Friends –

Tuesday August 4th, the City of Seattle will be celebrating the 31st Annual Night Out Against Crime.   Our registration link for Night Out 2015 is now active.  Please go to: http://www.seattle.gov/police/nightout/default.htm

Night Out is a national crime prevention event designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite our communities.  Neighbor participation in Night Out continues to grow every year.  In 2014, over 1,400 Night Out events were registered city-wide.  It’s fun, it’s free and it’s a great chance to reconnect with neighbors and share information with each other while learning more about crime prevention.  Getting together with your neighbors, recommitting to watch out for each other, and reaffirming you will report suspicious activity to police are ways to show you care about your community.  You do not need to be in an active Block Watch to hold a Night Out event.  However, if you would like to form a block watch, please indicate that on your registration (we have a check box for that).

Department of Neighborhoods Funding Available To Support Your Night Out Event

If your neighborhood plans to participate in the 31st Annual Night Out on August 4th, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event.

The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1000 to help fund Night Out planning and activities such as outreach efforts, educational fairs, bike parades, and neighborhood cleanups, to name a few.  The deadline for applications is Monday, June 22 at 5:00 p.m., but you must register first in our web-based application system by June 19 to apply.

For information on the application process, visit www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallsparks.htm, or call 206-733-9916.  The Small Sparks Fund is open to applications year-round.

We look forward to seeing you at Night Out 2015.

Regards,

Mark


Mark Solomon
Crime Prevention Coordinator
South & Southwest Precincts
Seattle Police Department

3001 S. Myrtle ST
Seattle, WA 98108

Phone: 206-386-9766
mark.solomon@seattle.gov