Crime Prevention Notes – January 2012

Special Presentation Speaker: Sgt. Frank Trainor, North Precinct Anti-Crime Team (ACT). Trainor and his team of six have specialized training similar to a SWAT team. Their focus is on narcotics (e.g. drug houses), Vice (e.g. Prostitution), and demonstrations management (e.g. Occupy Seattle). A “Narcotics Activity Report ” taken from 911 calls and from online reports is forwarded to the Anti-Crime team.

Other news: Burglaries have been dropping off since the holidays. there were a string of robberies at Christmas time at the Northgate Mall parking area and near the Lake City Way Starbuck’s. After an arrest in Shoreline, the string of burglaries dropped off.