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Three Lynnwood Police Officers injured when evidence exploded

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 16, 2022 – A source told the Lynnwood Times that shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, three Lynnwood Police Officers were injured when evidence that was being processed exploded inside the police station. All three officers were sent to hospital and have been released with nonlife threatening injuries. Both the […]

Exclusive interview with Chief James Nelson of the Lynnwood Police Department

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LYNNWOOD— In continuing our podcast series on public safety, Lynnwood Times journalist Bo Brusco discusses Chief James Nelson of the Lynnwood Police Department (LPD) the unique staffing challenges his department is facing and how social work and police work go hand-in-hand.  Technically, there are only two vacant commissioned positions at the LPD, but there’s more […]

Lynnwood PD wraps up second annual Operation: North Pole Patrol

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., December 20, 2021 – Lynnwood residents came out in the rain and cold to see Santa as he joined the Lynnwood Police Department (LPD) for its Operation: North Pole Patrol on Friday, December 17. The Lynnwood PD Operation: North Pole Patrol was inspired by a similar concept from the Everett Fire Department.  Joanna Smalls, Public Affairs […]

Santa to join LPD for Operation: North Pole Patrol

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., December 17, 2021 – The second annual Operation: North Pole Patrol is back tonight, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. December 17, 2021! All residents are invited to attend this year’s events as Santa, along with his elf officers, will stops at 10 designated locations in Lynnwood providing bags filled with goodies for kids. […]

Compass Health and Lynnwood PD partner to address mental health

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. – Compass Health and the Lynnwood Police Department announced a partnership, August 5, to embed a mental health professional with the Lynnwood Police Department Community Health and Safety Section to better manage the health and safety needs of individuals and the community. “This is a great opportunity to engage in folks better than […]

Celebrated LPD Officer Mark Brinkman passes away

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By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff ARTICLE UPDATES 8:08 AM APRIL 13: Added a statement from Lynnwood Police Chief Jim Nelson 8:08 AM APRIL 13: Added a statement from Lynnwood City Councilwoman Christine Frizzell 3:12 PM APRIL 12: Added a statement from Lynnwood City Councilwoman Julieta Altamirano-Crosby 2:05 PM APRIL 12: Added a statement […]

City Council to review $64M Community Justice Center proposal Monday

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By Erin Freeman  |  Lynnwood Times Staff Lynnwood, Wash., March 7, 2021 – Set to be completed in 2023, the $64 million Community Justice Center project includes the rebuilding of the existing police department, re-imagining the misdemeanor jail, a remodeled court while expanding east to the adjacent vacant, city-owned wooded area. The expansion of the […]

LPD K9 dies following battle with cancer

By Erin Freeman  |  Lynnwood Times Staff A recently retired Lynnwood Police Department dog, who patrolled the city of Lynnwood, has died, battling recurrent cancer. Earl, an eight-year-old German Sheppard, served with Officer Warren Creech until the dog retired in late December following a recurrent cancer diagnosis. The longtime member of the Lynnwood Police Department’s […]

Police searching for suspect in connection with stolen firearms

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LYNNWOOD, WASH., JANUARY 11, 2021 – On December 17, 2020, a vehicle in the 3700 block of 196th was broken into and a number of firearms were taken. The two photos below are of the suspect vehicle. Unfortunately, the license plate is not readable but it appears to have a blue tarp or something similar […]

Hundreds came out to meet Santa and support law enforcement

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By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Hundreds of Lynnwood residents lined the streets in the rain and cold to see Santa as he joined the Lynnwood Police Department (LPD) for its Operation: North Pole Patrol on Friday, December 18. “They [LPD] are great,” said Vicki Frasher, a 10-year resident of Lynnwood when asked for […]

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