Foundation Projects in the News

Thanks to your support the Seattle Police Foundation has been able to provide grants to the Seattle Police Department to fund programs, projects and equipment since 2002. These grants have led to major successes in keeping our community safe. Below is a news archive of how our grants have made a difference over the last three years.

September 26, 2014 – Watch: Seattle Police Pipes & Drums in Ireland

http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/seattle/2014/09/26/seattle-police-pipe-band-ireland/16270361/

September 23, 2014 – K9s prepare to do their jobs on land, sea and from the air

http://m.kxly.com/news/k9s-prepare-to-do-their-jobs-on-land-sea-and-from-the-air/28142658

September 18, 2014 – SPD  ‘SeaStat’ program

http://www.king5.com/story/news/crime/2014/09/17/seastat-crime-data-statistics/15805387/

September 8, 2014 – Seattle Police Officers Deliver 40 Beds to Families In Need

http://q13fox.com/2014/09/07/seattle-police-officers-deliver-40-beds-to-families-in-need/#ooid=k4bXE1cDqs3oscEm-mfoWvQEvj-o8BVU

September 4, 2014 – Seattle Cops Provide Beds for Needy Kids

http://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/seattle-cops-provide-beds-for-needy-kids-325059139958

August 20, 2014 – Seattle Police Officers Get Beds for Kids

http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/seattle/2014/08/20/seattle-police-beds-for-kids/14324183/

August 6, 2014 – Police Chief Outlines Crime-Fighting Plan

http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/new-seattle-police-chief-outlines-crime-fighting-p/ngwfg/

July 16, 2014 – Officers Wade and Gallagher, Officers of the Month

http://catchwmw.com/2014/07/12/officers-of-the-month-helping-kids-without-beds/#axzz37OANMcug

June 30, 2014 – Seattle and Spokane Police work to crack down on teen prostitution

http://www.king5.com/news/crime/Seattle-and-Spokane-Police-work-to-crack-down-on-teen-prostitution-264893891.html

June 25, 2014 – Police fill a need with ‘Beds for Kids,’ other projects

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2023928595_policegoodsamaritanxml.html

June 24, 2014 – Seattle police captain tries to recruit hero who saved him and his wife

http://q13fox.com/2014/06/24/seattle-police-captain-tries-to-recruit-hero-who-saved-him-and-his-wife/#axzz35fhozzbx

June 17, 2014 – Seattle Police Arrest Man Who Claimed to Be ‘Next Elliot Rodger’

http://time.com/#2889492/seattle-elliot-rodger-keshav-bride/

June 9, 2014 – June Newsletter (IF Project, Kim Bogucki Talk)

http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=7f4b6f32-b059-4a6d-b8ab-4faf9dad3c7b&c=f83b3720-ddbb-11e3-b323-d4ae52a686bc&ch=f90b5860-ddbb-11e3-b35b-d4ae52a686bc

http://seattlepolicefoundation.org/become-a-mentor/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLUOQSTnnJJfsHM6KQmsC4c58_ftT6_3k9&v=0e6hmdUIDZs&app=desktop

June 6, 2014 – Gunman Kills One, Wounds Two at Seattle Pacific University

http://spdblotter.seattle.gov/2014/06/05/gunman-kills-one-wounds-two-at-seattle-pacific-university/

March 27, 2014 – Rescuing the rescuers: Seattle police support landslide first responders

http://www.king5.com/news/local/Rescuing-the-Rescuers—Seattle-Police-and-Fire-Answer-the-Call-252556801.html

March 21,2014 – Seattle Police Department Public Affairs Unit Wins Pubic Sector Campaign of the Year

http://www.prweek.com/article/prweek-awards-2014-winners-revealed/1286303

March 7, 2014 – Former Seattle police chief confirmed as head of U.S. Border Patrol

http://q13fox.com/2014/03/06/former-seattle-police-chief-confirmed-as-head-of-u-s-border-patrol/#axzz2vIirxikD

February 25, 2014 – Seattle Police Use Twitter To Reunite Bikers With Their Owners

http://kuow.org/post/seattle-police-use-twitter-reunite-bikes-their-owners

February 24, 2014 – SLIDESHOW: Seattle Mounted Patrol fundraiser was sweet and satisfying

http://www.westseattleherald.com/2014/02/21/news/slideshow-seattle-mounted-patrol-fundraiser-was-s

January 16, 2014 – Old UW dorm to be training ground for Seattle SWAT teams

http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Old-Dorm-Makes-Great-Training-Ground-for-SWAT-Teams-240592041.html

September 17, 2013 – Seattle Police Detective Bob Shilling is Making Headlines

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Seattle-Police-Detective-Bob-Shilling-is-Making-Headlines.html?soid=1103550702570&aid=N6ryXeMNILo

August 14, 2013 – Seattle police dogs now equipped for ‘ruff’ conditions

http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattle911/2013/08/13/seattle-police-dogs-now-equipped-for-ruff-conditions/

July 29, 2013 – SPD introduces Seattle Central course on community policing

http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2013/07/spd-introduces-seattle-central-course-on-community-policing/

June 24, 2013 – Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon goes smoothly as SPD does its part

http://seattletimes.com/html/othersports/2021250566_marathonnotebook23xml.html

June 10, 2013 – Exciting New Partnership For the Seattle Police Foundation

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Exciting-New-Partnership-For-the-Seattle-Police-Foundation—.html?soid=1103550702570&aid=ScmDsDL_wvQ

June 4, 2013 – Seattle police ready for high-crime season with predictive policing

http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-police-ready-high-crime-season-predictive-policing

January 28, 2013 – Haul at gun buyback: 716 guns, one missile launcher

http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2013/01/28/big-unexpected-haul-at-gun-buyback-761-weapons/#9570101=0

January 14, 2013 – Police dog nabs assault suspect near Children’s hospital

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2013/01/police-dog-nabs-assault-suspect-near-childrens-hospital/

January 9, 2013 – Seattle-area leaders announce new gun buyback program

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2013/01/seattle-area-leaders-announce-new-gun-buyback-program/

January 8, 2013 – Seattle-King County Gun Safety Initiative

http://seattlepolicefoundation.org/seattle-gun-safety-initiative/

December 13, 2012- SPD Detective Bob Shilling Tapped to Lead Worldwide Task force to Protect Children(All related articles):
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019892308_shilling13m.html

http://www.king5.com/news/investigators/Time-running-out-for-SPD-detective-tapped-by-Interpol-182293701.html

December 12, 2012- SPD is Trained to Handle Major Catastrophes like the Oregon Mall Shooting: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019892139_rapidresponse13m.html 

December 12, 2012- SPD K9 Falko Passes Away:
http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/k9-spd-passes-away/nTTd2/

December 11, 2012- SPD Community Forum: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019884532_spdforum12m.html

November 29, 2012- Remembering the Fallen Lakewood and SPD Officers and the Great Work of SPD in Catching a Killer:  http://www.nwcn.com/news/181376951.html#

November 24, 2012- SPD’s Newest Voice in the Public Affairs Unit:
http://blogs.seattletimes.com/monica-guzman/2012/11/24/seattles-police-department-finds-its-freshest-official-voice/

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019752523_marijuanapolice24m.html

November 13, 2012- Extra SPD Patrols in Downtown During the Holidays to Keep Us Safe:
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019675436_downtownpatrols14m.html?syndication=rss

November 3, 2012- Community Policing:

http://www.king5.com/news/Seattle-Police-invite-the-public–177123681.html

October 31, 2012- Seattle Police Rescue Man:

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2012/10/seattle-police-rescue-man-from-sinking-car-in-lake-washington/

October 4, 2012- Tweets by Beat:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/02/us/seattle-police-department-uses-twitter-to-report-crime.html?_r=0

http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2012/10/police-communication#comments

August 14, 2012- Child Thanks SPD:

http://blog.cascade.org/2012/08/six-year-old-thanks-police/

August 12, 2012- If Project on the Front Page of the Seattle Times(All Related If Project Articles):

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2018869510_ifproject13m.html

http://crosscut.com/2012/05/09/theatre/108391/prison-play-bathhouse-theatre-education-young/?page=2

August 7, 2012- Downtown Night Out:

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2018869722_nightout08m.html?cmpid=2628

July 27, 2012- SPD’s efforts against Domestic Violence:

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2018791774_centralamericadv28m.html

July 21, 2012- Seattle Police Pipes and Drums(All related articles):

http://www.king5.com/video/featured-videos/Seattle-Police-Pipes–Drums-in-West-163296426.html#

http://westseattleblog.com/2012/07/west-seattle-grand-parade-countdown-police-pipes-and-drums-debut

July 19, 2012- Officer Bernasconi Retires after 43 Years:

http://westseattleblog.com/2012/07/historic-event-during-west-seattle-grand-parade-officer-john-bernasconis-last-ride-as-spd-teams-drillmaster

July 3, 2012- SPD Blotter:

http://www.komonews.com/news/local/SPD-using-new-tool-to-so-161292795.html?tab=video&c=y

June 6, 2012- Café Racer(All Related Articles):

http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/five-hours/Content?oid=13860933

http://www.myballard.com/2012/05/30/two-shootings-in-seattle-some-schools-on-lockdown/

http://dailyuw.com/archive/2012/05/30/news/breaking-three-killed-shooting-roosevelt-and-58th

http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/2012/05/update_police_say_man_responsi.php

March 22, 2012- Living Room Conversations(All Related Articles):

http://westseattleblog.com/2012/03/police-in-the-living-room-conversation-in-arbor-heights

http://www.king5.com/news/Seattle-Police-making-house-calls–138383214.html#

January 20,2012- SPD Helps the Homeless:

http://www.king5.com/news/cities/seattle/Seattle-police-help-the-homeless-during–137791243.html#

January 12, 2012- Crisis Intervention Team:

http://crosscut.com/2012/01/12/law-justice/21775/Seattle-police-what-theyre-doing-right-with-troubl/