Category: Police

  • West Linn Police Station Tour

    West Linn Police Station Tour

    The West Linn City Council toured the new police department building that is currently under construction.  The project is on schedule and will be completed this summer.  Here are some pictures of the progress.  

  • Breaking Ground

    Breaking Ground

    After a long wait and slight delay, we are digging the foundation in at the West Linn Police Station!  The West Linn Tidings covered the event.  Click Here to read the story.    Text of Article: It was a moment that seemed far off in the distance earlier this summer, when bids for the construction of…

  • EVOC Training

    EVOC Training

    Recently I attended EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operator Course) training for several public safety agencies at Portland International Raceway.   The course consisted of high-speed driving, slow vehicle precision maneuvers, high-speed avoidance course, PIT (Pursuit Intervention Technique) maneuvers, and high-speed high-risk stop scenarios.  These training courses keep our officers sharp, maintain certification, and affords them the opportunity to learn…

  • West Linn builds a New, Safer Police Station

    West Linn builds a New, Safer Police Station

    As part of the Police Station Steering Committee, we collaborate with the City to move the Police Station forward.  My over-arching goal on this committee has been maximizing the tax payer value for the price of the bond. Recently, I was interviewed by the DJC on the bond, campaign, and the current progress of the…

  • Police Station Bond Passed

    Police Station Bond Passed

    What a week!!  After a year of hard work from deconstructing the failed 2010 bond, looking at every option for a new recommendation, talking to citizens, walking multiple properties to find the right one, and knowing that our first responders are vulnerable in their current station, this was one of the greatest victories.  On my way…

  • City Council Moves Police Station Bond to Vote

    City Council Moves Police Station Bond to Vote

    After months of hard work, walking many sites, and talking to many different stakeholders, I am very pleased that the council has moved forward and approved our recommendation.  Our original recommendation was to ask for $8.9 million and the approved version reduces it further to $8.5 million.  The current police station is unfit, and unsafe.…