Bellevue Police Remind Residents: Hot Dogs Are Not Cool

With temperatures expected to soar into the 90’s this week, the Bellevue Police Department reminds residents and visitors to be aware of the stress that heat can cause pets. Never leave a pet in a hot car. It can take only minutes for the temperature inside a locked car to soar to lethal levels. For example, on an 85 degree day, the temperature inside a vehicle can reach 130 degrees in a matter of minutes.  Continue reading “Bellevue Police Remind Residents: Hot Dogs Are Not Cool”

Registration For Fall 2018 Community Police Academy Now Open

Today, the Bellevue Police opened online registration for the fall 2018 community police academy. The Community Academy is a 12-week program for Bellevue residents and those who work in Bellevue to become acquainted with how their police department operates. On completion of the academy, graduates will have gained a better understanding of the law enforcement role in the criminal justice system, and an appreciation for the many challenges facing law enforcement in today’s complex society.

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Training Officer Raphael Park instructs at the Community Police Academy

The Community Academy is a primarily classroom-based, with hands-on lessons about law enforcement about patrol procedures, firearms, 911 communications, narcotics, K-9, major crimes investigations, major accident investigations, defensive tactics and hostage negotiations.

The fall 2018 community academy begins on August 30th, and takes place every Thursday evening from 7-10 p.m. until November. Registration is now open, click here to apply.

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run in Bellevue Today

Law enforcement personnel from the Bellevue Police Department will be joining law enforcement officers from across the nation  today to escort the “Flame of Hope” torch to the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg® (LETR.)

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Bellevue Police Remind Residents: All Fireworks Illegal In Bellevue, Fines Up To $1,000

The Bellevue police and fire departments are asking for your help on this upcoming July 4th holiday, and reminding Bellevue residents and visitors that ALL fireworks are illegal within city limits. The sale, use and possession of fireworks are prohibited in Bellevue. This ban, in effect since 1994, has significantly reduced the number of fires and injuries common with private fireworks use. Continue reading “Bellevue Police Remind Residents: All Fireworks Illegal In Bellevue, Fines Up To $1,000”