Wofford promoted to Port Orchard police sergeant

Promoted officer is a 20-year veteran for police force


First responders face COVID-19 concerns while on the job

Port Orchard police officer, SKFR firefighter-paramedic take precautions to safeguard their families


Multi-agency HIVE patrol on Thursday to focus on SR 16, 160

Day-long patrol to focus on SR 16 near Gorst and SR 160 at Sedgwick Road


County jail death is under investigation

35-year-old man found unresponsive Jan. 2 in Kitsap County Jail cell

Port Orchard stabbing sends victim to hospital

Transient charged with first-degree assault after the alleged attack in Waterfront Park

The ‘Giving Tree’ continues to receive

Port Orchard Police Department collecting a treasure trove of holiday gifts

Body found in waters near Port Orchard Yacht Club

No details released about the individual, but foul play isn’t suspected

Part Two: Port Orchard’s new police chief

Brown says his department will embrace change, raise community’s level of trust

Port Orchard’s new top cop sees collaboration as key department asset

Former Poulsbo deputy chief says flexibility, ability to change are leadership ingredients

Heightened DUI patrols are on the roadways

Poly-drug drivers are increasingly involved in fatalities

Poulsbo’s deputy chief named new Port Orchard police chief

Matthew Brown’s selection announced by Mayor Putaansuu on Monday.

Suspect arrested after threatening wife with firearms

Also: Retsil burglary suspect caught by K-9 ‘Blue’

Three finalists for Port Orchard police chief named

Brown, Tomaras and Wilson emerge from two-day interview session

Five candidates seek to become Port Orchard’s next police chief

The field will be narrowed to two or three finalists after interviews

Mayor narrows police chief search to five candidates

Finalists will meet with City Council, community members on March 27.

Port Orchard in midst of recruiting new police chief

Application period ends at the close of the month.

Search for new police chief begins

Marti to retire this year; salary boost expected to increase recruitment pool

Reward set for fitness center thieves’ identity

$1,000 in cash stolen from member’s wallet

Port Orchard Police Report

Family thief, her mother’s daughter and a case of loose-fitting pants