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Keeping the KPD busy

It must be peak season for burglars in Kirkland.  In the past week I have heard about multiple neighbors having their LOCKED mailboxes broken into.  Apparently tax season means checks in mailboxes , and even the ambitious thieves aren't deterred by locking mailboxes.....they just come equipped with screwdrivers to pry it open.  So if you don't have a locking box, it might be a good time to get one, as I'm sure they take the path of least resistance first.  Always remember to get your mail every day.

Just today (Fri around 2:00) the KPD chased down two suspected burglars near a home on 20th Ave that had taken off on foot.  Canines  and choppers were in pursuit and finally found the bad guys up in a tree.  Kirkland Middle School was in a lock-down while this situation was unfolding.  One of my daughters said an announcement came over the speaker that they were in a lock-down (she noted it was not a 'modified lock-down' which is the announcement when they practice this drill). She said she was scared and sat w/her entire class on the floor for about 40 minutes while their teacher read them stories to keep them calm.  School let out at the normal time and an update announcement was made to let them know what had happened. Shortly thereafter, we received a note from the school Associate Principal explaining the situation.  Luckily, kids and neighbors were safe.  Thank you Kirkland PD. And for all of you, always a great idea to practice your emergency procedures within your household a few times a year.  Never forget to lock up and keep valuables out of sight of your windows in your homes and vehicles.  If you see suspicious activity, call 911.  Don't hesitate.  Go with your gut, it's usually right. ;-)



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