Tag: Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue Police Department Sees Sharp Increase in DUI Arrests

According to a report by the Bellevue Police Department, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol has been on the rise in Bellevue, with 236 drivers arrested for DUI from January to November 2022, a 36% increase from the previous year. These arrests have the potential to prevent tragic […]

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Bellevue Police Officer Dies in Line of Duty

34-year old Officer Jordan Jackson died from his injuries in a collision last Monday while on duty. According to the Bellevue Police Department, he had been on the force since 2018 and after two years, transferred to the traffic unit as a motorcycle officer. According to investigators, the officer was […]

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Victim Assaulted at Bellevue Transit Center Dies from Injuries

On July 10, 2022, Bellevue Police detectives investigated an assault at the transit center on Northeast 6th Street in Downtown Bellevue. It occurred just after midnight. According to Bellevue Beat blog, a 25-year-old male suspect, Gabriel Vargas-Garcia, assaulted a 63-year-old male victim. The victim sustained critical injuries at the time […]

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Bellevue Police Launch Site Focused on Data and Transparency

According to a press release, the new website for information regarding Bellevue Police includes recent neighborhood crime data, use-of-force incidents, and information about the police department’s workforce diversity. The site is designed to help strengthen trust between the police department and the community. “We are happy to share this police […]

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Bellevue Police to use Body-Worn Cameras While on Duty

The City Council recently passed a a resolution to approve the use of a body-worn camera program for Bellevue Police. According to the City of Bellevue, the vote happened after the council was informed of further progress that was made in late 2021 toward implementing recommendations for police use of […]