Bremerton Police

Bremerton police looking for fugitive wanted on two felony warrants

Cory Smith is believed to be armed with a handgun

 

UPDATE | Alcohol “does appear to be” a factor in pedestrian vs. vehicle fatality

BREMERTON — One person is dead following a car vs. pedestrian incident early Thursday morning, authorities said. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday, Bremerton police were dispatched… Continue reading

 

Bremerton Police Chief James Burchett. (KNG File Photo)

James Burchett appointed Bremerton Police Chief

BREMERTON — Bremerton Police Chief James Burchett can finally shed the “interim” tag from his title. By a 6-0 vote Wednesday evening, the Bremerton City… Continue reading

 

Bremerton police officers consult near the scene of an officer-involved shooting Dec. 17.
                                Nick Twietmeyer / Kitsap News Group
Bremerton police officers consult near the scene of an officer-involved shooting Dec. 17.
                                Nick Twietmeyer / Kitsap News Group

‘Suspicious package’ prompts police, military law enforcement to close down PSNS Bremerton gate

State ferries officials are not allowing passengers to board Bremerton vessel.

Tracyton Beach Road driver dies after car plunges into water

The victim is identified as a man in his late 30s. Speed and alcohol may have caused the accident.

VIDEO: Auto theft in Bremerton caught on surveillance tape

The suspect was arrested after a lengthy foot pursuit.

Level 3 sex offender moves to the 800 block of Sixth Street

BPD notify public of registered offenders moving to the area per the Community Protection Act.

<em>This week, Officer Kent Mayfield, who is recovering from gunshot wounds received Dec. 17, received this note of encouragement from Jake Rieger, 10, of Las Vegas.			 </em>Bremerton Police Department

Bremerton Police Department’s Little Hero

This week, Officer Kent Mayfield, who is still recovering from gunshot wounds received Dec. 17, received a wonderful note of encouragement from a young man… Continue reading

<em>This week, Officer Kent Mayfield, who is recovering from gunshot wounds received Dec. 17, received this note of encouragement from Jake Rieger, 10, of Las Vegas.			 </em>Bremerton Police Department
<em>John Oleary is wanted for first-degree armed robbery, in connection with a Jan. 21 home invasion. According to Bremerton PD, he is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911.</em>
                                Bremerton Police Department

Reflections on the funeral for Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney

Generally, the Bremerton PD updates are filled with interesting and sometimes funny anecdotes from the previous week. Not much happened this last week that was… Continue reading

<em>John Oleary is wanted for first-degree armed robbery, in connection with a Jan. 21 home invasion. According to Bremerton PD, he is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911.</em>
                                Bremerton Police Department
Bremerton Police Chief Steven D. Strachan

Acts of compassion and humility by our police

I want to share some incidents that illustrate what our people do every day

Bremerton Police Chief Steven D. Strachan

Two Bremerton police officers shot; suspect killed

Two Bremerton police officers were shot and the suspect killed this morning near Lions Park

Two people were found dead in this home Dec. 13 on Marion Avenue in Bremerton. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Police: Deceased man was a USS Nimitz sailor; wife fatally stabbed

BREMERTON — A 23-year-old airman stationed aboard the USS Nimitz is believed to have fatally stabbed his wife and then hanged himself in their Marion… Continue reading

Two people were found dead in this home Dec. 13 on Marion Avenue in Bremerton. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)
Two people were found dead in this home Dec. 13 on Marion Avenue in Bremerton. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Deaths may have been murder-suicide

BREMERTON — Bremerton police officers called to a home on North Marion Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. Dec. 13 found two people inside, both dead.… Continue reading

Two people were found dead in this home Dec. 13 on Marion Avenue in Bremerton. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

The difference between those who need help, and criminals | Chief Strachan

During the third week of November, officers were dispatched to a convenience store regarding a report of a robbery. Officers arrived and learned a female… Continue reading

Photos captured from security cameras during the Nov. 24 armed robbery at Hwy 420.
                                Courtesy KCSO

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office seeks information about Silverdale armed robbery

SILVERDALE — Kitsap County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the armed robbery of a Silverdale recreational and medicinal cannabis store. Two employees and a customer were… Continue reading

Photos captured from security cameras during the Nov. 24 armed robbery at Hwy 420.
                                Courtesy KCSO
Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Strachan plans to stay in Bremerton after leaving department

Will become executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

Mental health issues dominate officers’ work | Police Calls

It was very apparent this past week that the full moon was coming. It started Oct. 7 when officers responded to a hit-and-run collision on… Continue reading