South Precinct Captain steve paulsen
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September 10th- Officer Krise and the other CPT members attended the SPD promotional ceremony held at the Boeing Museum of Flight.
Wednesday, September 11th- Officer Toman and Krise conducted a knock and talk at 8400 Block Duncan Av S in regards to a neighborhood dispute. He attempted to mediate between two neighbors who are having an argument about barking dogs and throwing tomatoes. He discussed alternatives, conflict resolution, and being a good neighbor. In the end, both neighbors decided they would rather keep to themselves.
Wednesday, September 11th- Officer Toman responded to a dispute between a tow truck driver and the owner of a broken down semi-truck that was being impounded off of a city street. He explained the laws and how to obtain his truck from the towing lot. The owner was upset about fees and not being able to park his semi on the street for extended periods of time. The truck owner decided he would pay the fees and find a private lot to park.
Wednesday, September 11th- Officer Toman responded with Karen Sweeny to two locations where subjects built illegal encampments on the city street right-of- way. One at 3rd Av S/ S Stacy St and one at the 1500 block of S Utah St. The structures were posted and the occupants have 72 hours to move their belongings.
Friday, September 13th- Officer Toman contacted resident Allan Montgomery, 6600 Block Beacon Av S. Mr. Montgomery had a community complaint about burglaries, car prowls, and auto thefts. Montgomery requested a community meeting to discuss public safety issues. Officer Toman offered additional police resources and to facilitate a meeting.
Friday, September 13th- Officer Toman and Fliegel responded to Beacon Tower, 1300 Block S Massachusetts St, and met with the property manager Lu Ann. They discussed any issues in the area and visited with some of the residents.
September 9th- Officer Krise and Officer Toman conducted a knock and talk in the 4000 Block of 43 Ave S. This house has been a reoccurring topic within the block watch in that area with associated behavior consistent with that of selling stolen property. There was no answer at that time but Officer Krise will continue to work toward contacting the tenant and landlord.
September 9th- Officer Krise checked on the location of an RV which is involved in a current Child Protective Services (CPS) referral in the 3800 block of Courtland Pl S. The RV was not there and Officer Krise contacted CPS with this information then faxed a copy of the police report to the assigned case worker.
September 10th- Officer Krise stopped by the Safeway store located at 3820 Rainier Ave S to discuss trespass policy with the off-duty officers working. There was no officer at that time and Officer Krise left his business card with employees for the management to call at a later time.
September 10th – Officer Krise attempted to contact two victims of a landlord/tenant dispute. The suspect in the case is a known slum lord in the south end of Seattle and there is a priority to get information from these victims. They were unavailable, but later called and left a message for Officer Krise.
September 11th- Officer Krise conducted a premise check at Seward Park to provide added police presence to deter car prowls. Recently, the number of incidents has increased and the crimes have been occurring during daylight hours.
September 12th- Officer Krise, after reviewing a mental/welfare check report by Patrol Officers, contacted the Evergreen Health Geriatric Regional Assessment Team (GAT) regarding a female who suffers from extreme dementia. GAT employees put out a referral and would be able to see the woman within 72 hours.
September 12th- Officer Krise conducted two premise checks at Seward Park for approximately 20 minutes each. This is in response to a car prowl issue within the park.
September 12th – Officer Krise and Officer Fliegel went to the SHA property, Center Park, to talk with the building manager regarding any concerns that the CPT unit could assist with.
September 12th- Officer Krise backed 1st watch patrol officers with a disturbance call at Hanford park located just off of Lake Washington Blvd S. The call was handled without any further incident.
September 13th- Officer Krise talked with Special Assault Unit (SAU) detectives regarding a recent indecent exposure call that occurred near Rainier Ave S and S Austin St. There are no new significant advances in the case and Officer Krise offered any help he could provide toward identifying the suspect.
September 13th- Officer Krise conducted a premise check of all the lakeside parks to include Seward Park Ave S to provide a police presence.
5900 Block 23rd Ave S: Officer Stuckey was asked by Sgt. Martin to check out this address concerning squabbling tenants. Officer Stuckey went out to the address and attempted to make contact without any luck. Officer Stuckey left his contact information at the address.
3400 Block 4th Ave S: Officer Stuckey met with Det. Jones regarding ongoing incidents at the Siren Tavern. Officer Stuckey gathered two reports that were generated by Officers that were concerned with over serving and placed them in the box for the Liquor Control Board.
3100 Block Airport Way S: On 09/15/2013 a shooting occurred at this location. One person was transported to HMC and three were transported downtown to the Homicide Office. Officer Stuckey spoke with some of the Officers on scene and they all stated that the people involved did not live at the listed location. Officer Stuckey will coordinate his follow up with the Detective handling the assault.
1700 Block S. Stevens: Officer Stuckey responded to this address to check on an ongoing complaint that people are drinking in the park associated with this address. Officer Stuckey did not see any illegal activity when he went by, however Officer Stuckey will continue to monitor the area.
Officer Stuckey attended a full CPC meeting on 09/11 and an OPA interview on 09/12. Officer Stuckey also met with Command Staff member regarding the DOJ Monitor’s report on Use of Force.
Thursday, September 12th- Officer Toman, Stuckey, Sgt Martin, and City Attorney Liaison Melissa Chin attended a meeting with the property owner and business owner of the Dahlak. They discussed community complaints and chronic public safety concerns regarding the night life events.
Thursday, September 13th- Officer Toman, Stuckey, Sgt Martin, and City Attorney Melissa Chin responded to the Airlane Motel and met with the management and property owner. They discussed the chronic nuisance property ordinance correction agreement and compliance. The police department is still receiving community complaints regarding nuisance activity.
September 11th- Officer Krise met with SHA Liaison Officer Fliegel and SHA managers regarding the Home Owners Association (HOA) and SHA property in the Rainier Vista community. There has been increasing tension between SHA residence and HOA members and Officer Krise and Officer Fliegel will be trying to defuse and mend the relationship.
September 11th- Officer Krise met with Gregory Davenport regarding his proposal for the Seattle Police Department to get involved with his non-profit organization of Building United Dream (BUDs). Officer Krise listened and then provided him with contacts within the city in hopes he can get more support.
September 12th- Officer Krise met with Seattle Parks Department employees at Seward Park to discuss tactics that can help in mitigating the car prowl/thefts increase over the past couple months. Seattle Parks department stated that they are willing to assist in any facet that they can.
Officer Stuckey went by and checked in at Aki Kurose Middle School and Rainier Beach High School.
September 9th- Officer Krise drove around John Muir Elementary, located at 3301 S Horton St., at the end of school to provide a police presence during student pick up.
September 9th- Officer Krise drove around Franklin High School at the beginning of school to provide a police presence and limit the loitering by non-students on school grounds.
September 11th- Officer Krise stopped by Maple Elementary School, located at 4925 Corson Ave S, and talked with Principal Patricia Hunter. He took a tour of the school and talked with many students and staff members. Officer Krise asked about any current issues with the new school year and extended the services of the CPT unit.
September 11th- Officer Krise stopped by St George Parish Elementary School, located at 5117 13 Ave S, and talked with Principal Monica Wingard to discuss any concerns she may have regarding safety of the students. Officer Krise extended the services of the CPT unit to help curb any future concerns.
September 12th- Officer Krise stopped by Dearborn Elementary school and talked with Principal Angela Sheffey Bogan and the Seattle Public Schools Southeast schools director regarding any concerns or problems they may be having this school year. Officer Krise extended his police services and offered to talk at the next public safety assembly that the school has.
September 12th - Officer Krise stopped by Graham Hill Elementary School, located at 5149 S Graham St, at talked with Vice Principal Chad Kodama about any concerns of public safety and explained how the CPT unit can assist.
September 13th- Officer Krise stopped by Franklin High School and talked with Vice Principal Amber Fields regarding two incidents that occurred on school property over the previous week. Officer Krise also checked on a possible transient camp on school property but the people were gone prior to him arriving.
September 14th – Officer Krise stopped by Kimball Elementary School and talked with school staff regarding any public safety concerns and he provided his contact information to be given to the principal at a later time.
September 14th- Officer Krise stopped by the Seattle Public Schools Athletic Department and talked with Athletic Director Eric McCurdy about the staffing of football and basketball games with Seattle Police Officers. Officer Krise left two SPD Memorandum of Understanding’s with McCurdy for the Public Schools law department to read over and sign.
September 11th- Officer Toman responded to Cleveland H.S. for school release. He monitored traffic and the students in the area.
September 12th- Officer Toman responded to Rainier Beach High School for school release. He monitored foot traffic as the student’s exited campus.
September 13th- Officer Toman responded to Rainier Beach High School for school release.
SHA PROPERTIES - GREG FLIEGEL
In addition to monitoring the Seattle Police Departments Records Management System for police activity within SHA housing, Officer Fliegel spent the week patrolling the neighborhoods of New Holly and Rainier Vista. During those patrols, he was pleased to see the area parks being utilized by area youth. The call volumes within the two neighborhoods continue to be light with no significant incidents to report.
The following incidents occurred within the property during the week;
2013-324719 Trespass in the 7300 block of 38 AV S on 09/07/2013. The resident’s adult son attempted to enter the unit without permission. The resident called the police, and the son was arrested nearby.
2013-327790 Burglary in the 6700 block of Shaffer AV S on 09/09/2013. A vacant unit was burglarized, and property damage was sustained. There were no arrest made.
2013-329788 Suspicious Circumstances in the 3800 block of S Othello ST on 09/10/2013. A resident complained that an SHA notice of inspection had been placed on her door, and upon entry to her unit, she believed that some of her belongings had been moved around.
2013-329930 Burglary in the 6700 block of Shaffer AV S on 09/10/2013. A resident heard glass breaking from a vacant unit next door. They called police who responded and completed a burglary investigation. The unit was found to be clear of people, but there were signs of someone possibly squatting.
2013-330615 Vehicle Theft in the 6700 block of Shaffer AV S on 09/11/2013. A vehicle parked in front of the residence was stolen over night.
Officer Fliegel attended his regularly scheduled check in with staff at New Holly. During the meeting, the main focus of attention continued to be the ongoing trespass / burglary incidents in the 6700 block of Shaffer AV S. SHA staff provided Officer Fliegel with a list of vacant units within New Holly, and the hope is that the increase of nighttime patrols at those locations will prevent further incidents. To date, several youth have been contacted by patrol in the general area, but no one has been caught inside the units.
Understanding the vulnerability of many of the youth currently residing within SHA housing, Officer Fliegel committed time during the week to visit several of the area schools including Dearborn Elementary, Graham Hill Elementary, Maplewood Elementary and Kimball Elementary. He toured many of the schools he visited, and introduced himself to administrative staff, teachers, and many of the students. In addition, he offered to be available for school visits, and to talk with students in a classroom setting believing that positive exposure to law enforcement can have long term effects on the children’s perception of law enforcement, and authority.
Officer Fliegel attended his regularly scheduled check in with staff at Rainier Vista. During the meeting, they discussed concerns brought up by area homeowners that centered on activity at the central park, and traffic in the neighborhood. Staff informed Officer Fliegel that they were going to be attending a meeting to discuss some of the issues brought up by the homeowners later that week. He was unable to attend the meeting, but he did provide a spreadsheet showing crime data for the greater Rainier Vista area over the last month.
Officer Fliegel visited Beacon Tower. While there, he met briefly with staff. There were no issues of concern expressed by staff at the time of his visit.
Officer Fliegel visited Center Park. At the time of his visit, the staff was occupied with several residents, and was unable to meet with him.
Officer Fliegel visited Barton Place. While there, he met briefly with staff. Staff brought up concerns about recent car prowls in the parking lot, and Officer Fliegel agreed to increase patrols in the area.
ASIAN COMMUNITY LIAISON - LINH THACH
Crime Prevention Activities
On Monday’s morning, with request from the officer at front desk of South Precinct, Linh assisted a Vietnamese victim of bank fraud to make the incident report. Linh was told that many Vietnamese seniors who have complained about their bank account were withdrawn by someone without consent of the account owner. Due to English language barrier, the seniors did not call the police. Linh is working with the victims to assist them to report the incidents.
Organizing Prevention Groups
On Tuesday after meeting with the CPT at South precinct, Linh went to King Plaza at the office of Vietnamese Weekly News to talk to the staff to post the meeting announcement of the SEAAC. In the meeting, Linh was told that business owners at King Plaza still worry about security in the area.
In the early morning of Wednesday, Linh attended the meeting of Asian Pacific Islander Director Coalition at Rainier Vista. Former Captain Greg Ayco, former Police of Medina city also attended the meeting to share the information about his case in the city of Medina.
In the afternoon of Wednesday, Linh had a meeting with Ms Wang who is a manager of Peter Claver House to talk about intervention of the Vietnamese women who had verbally fighting at each other about money and jealousy.
CRIME PREVENTION COORDINATOR - MARK SOLOMON
South Precinct: On Tuesday, 9/10/13, Mark conducted a workplace safety/personal safety talk with members of Seattle Kollel.
Citywide: On Wednesday, 9/11/13, Mark sent out the crime prevention email newsletter. Since sending the newsletter out, Mark has received numerous requests (many from the Montlake neighborhood) to be added to the distribution list for future newsletters. The subject was robbery, highlighting two arrest incidents and providing prevention and response measures. Mark also included a piece regarding the final sale of the Sharon Stone property. Mark was contacted by Q13 Television. Mark referred them to the Seattle Police Media Response team.
Organizing Prevention Groups
South Precinct: On Tuesday, 9/10/13, Mark conducted a block watch meeting for residents in the vicinity of 17th Ave S & S Dawson Street. Issues regarding recent area burglaries and car prowls prompted the meeting. They discussed a home of concern on the 5100 block of 17th Ave S. Mark distributed materials related to home security, crime reporting, home inventory and South Precinct resource lists. Mark got information about the home of concern and passed it along to Community Police Team Officer B. Krise. Officer Krise was familiar with the home and already had a file on it.
South Precinct: Mark responded to concerns regarding [prostitution public urination/defecation and other uncivil behaviors in the vicinity of 48th Ave S at S Garden ST & S Othello ST. Mark passed this information along to Community Police Team Officer B. Krise.