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Snohomish County Sheriff seeking applicants for Advisory Committee

Snohomish County Sheriff Advisory Committee

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, February, 6, 2023—The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications to fill positions on the Snohomish County Sheriff Community Advisory Committee. The Community Advisory Committee was established in 2021 under the leadership of Sheriff Adam Fortney. The Committee is a group of community stakeholders who serve as a resource to the Sheriff […]

Fallen law enforcement officers honored during 2022 Police Week

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., May 15, 2022 – County Council members unanimously passed Resolution 22-032, recognizing May 11 – 17, 2022, as National Law Enforcement Officers Week and May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day in Snohomish County. Councilman Jared Mead (D-Mill Creek) introduced the motion which was seconded by Councilwoman Stephanie Wright (D-Lynnwood). All council […]

Lynnwood PD unable to pursue robbery suspect under new legislation

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. – After robbing a Pick-n-Pull on Highway 99 on the evening of November 30, a suspect reversed into a Lynnwood Police Department patrol car, peeled forward onto the sidewalk, crossed multiple lanes of traffic, then sped off northbound on Highway 99 fleeing the scene. The Lynnwood PD officer, under newly implemented state laws […]

Two celebrated Lynnwood Police Officers retire from the force

Lynnwood Police

LYNNWOOD, Wash. – Sergeant Byrd and Detective DeGabriele, two celebrated Lynnwood Police officers, retired from the force May 27 and June 17, respectively, after years of dedicated service. Sergeant David Byrd Sergeant David Byrd’s interest in law enforcement came from a young age, when as a boy living in Ohio, he had his bike stolen […]

Snohomish County Sheriff moving “full steam ahead” following failed recall efforts

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By Erin Freeman  |  Lynnwood Times Staff Photo Caption: Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaking at the Back the Blue rally in Everett on July 17. Source: Lynnwood Times, Mario Lotmore. Snohomish County, Wash., March 12, 2021 – The most recent recall petition against Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney is officially over, with the campaign […]

Bill would establish office to investigate police use of force

Investigative panel would not include police Reports would go back to prosecutors, police for decision making Editor’s Note: Pictured above is Rep. John Lovick (LD-44 D) speaking on bill concerning community oversight boards during the Jan. 26 Public Hearing. By Sydney Brown | Washington State News Journal OLYMPIA, Wash., January 26, 2021 – Fred Thomas […]

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