PORT ORCHARD POLICE DEPARTMENT

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POPD’s ‘institutional resource’ retires

Deputy Chief Dale Schuster steps down after 35 years

 

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

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

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

Multi-agency HIVE patrol on Thursday to focus on SR 16, 160
‘HIVE’ patrol results in more than 80 traffic stops
‘HIVE’ patrol results in more than 80 traffic stops
County jail death is under investigation

County jail death is under investigation

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

County jail death is under investigation
Port Orchard stabbing sends victim to hospital

Port Orchard stabbing sends victim to hospital

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

Port Orchard stabbing sends victim to hospital
The ‘Giving Tree’ continues to receive

The ‘Giving Tree’ continues to receive

Port Orchard Police Department collecting a treasure trove of holiday gifts

The ‘Giving Tree’ continues to receive
Body found in waters near Port Orchard Yacht Club

Body found in waters near Port Orchard Yacht Club

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

Body found in waters near Port Orchard Yacht Club
Part Two: Port Orchard’s new police chief

Part Two: Port Orchard’s new police chief

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

Part Two: Port Orchard’s new police chief
Port Orchard’s new top cop sees collaboration as key department asset

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

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

Port Orchard’s new top cop sees collaboration as key department asset
Heightened DUI patrols are on the roadways

Heightened DUI patrols are on the roadways

Poly-drug drivers are increasingly involved in fatalities

Heightened DUI patrols are on the roadways
Poulsbo’s deputy chief named new Port Orchard police chief

Poulsbo’s deputy chief named new Port Orchard police chief

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

Poulsbo’s deputy chief named new Port Orchard police chief
Suspect arrested after threatening wife with firearms

Suspect arrested after threatening wife with firearms

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

Suspect arrested after threatening wife with firearms
Three finalists for Port Orchard police chief named

Three finalists for Port Orchard police chief named

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

Three finalists for Port Orchard police chief named
Five candidates seek to become Port Orchard’s next police chief

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

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

Five candidates seek to become Port Orchard’s next police chief
Mayor narrows police chief search to five candidates

Mayor narrows police chief search to five candidates

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

Mayor narrows police chief search to five candidates
Port Orchard in midst of recruiting new police chief

Port Orchard in midst of recruiting new police chief

Application period ends at the close of the month.

Port Orchard in midst of recruiting new police chief
Search for new police chief begins

Search for new police chief begins

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

Search for new police chief begins
Reward set for fitness center thieves’ identity

Reward set for fitness center thieves’ identity

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

Reward set for fitness center thieves’ identity