Tag: Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue Transit Center

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 […]

Bellevue Police Department

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 […]

City of Bellevue Police

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 […]

Bellevue Hires New Assistant Police Chief Out of Retirement

Filling a leadership role left vacant after Carl Kleinknecht’s retirement last year, Wendell J. Shirley was sworn in as the new assistant police chief in Bellevue on March 8. After retiring in 2019, the former officer of Santa Monica California Police Department came out of retirement to fill this position […]

Downtown Bellevue Protests October 2020 - Black Lives Matter

Saturday Night Downtown Bellevue Protests Trigger Civil Emergency Order, Weapons Ban

A planned protest in Downtown Bellevue on Saturday night started at Bellevue Downtown Park at 6:00PM and lasted until around 10:00PM. The protestors were organized and promoted by “ENDD” (Every Night Direct Demonstration), which is an organization that supports the Black Lives Matter movement and wants to abolish the police. […]

23 New Suspects Charged or Arrested in Bellevue Looting Case

According to the Bellevue Police Department, 46 suspected looters have either been arrested or charged for the damage that was done in Downtown Bellevue during the May 31st riots. Most of the suspects are facing charges of Burglary 2, Possession of Stolen Property, or Malicious Mischief. The Bellevue Police Department […]