Paws on Patrol

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by Staff Neighborhood Safety Reporter


You and your dog can become a powerful crime-fighting duo working together for a safer neighborhood!  This is a national crime prevention tool.  The Bellevue Police invite you to become a “Paws on Patrol” partner.

As a dog walker, you are on the streets or in the parks around your neighborhood, multiple times each day. With just a little more awareness, you can be extra eyes and ears, to observe and report suspicious activities.  According to Crime Prevention Officer, Ruby Daly, "If crime is not reported, the police have no way to track the criminal activity and specific crimes within those areas and apply enforcement measures.

Interested? Click below for a short, 8-minute training video. Learn which kinds of suspicious behaviors to report:

Paws on Patrol short training video

Submit an application to participate. Your dog can even wear a special "Paws on Patrol" tag. Click “apply” on the link below:

https://bellevuewa.gov/city-government/departments/police/paws-on-patrol

Questions? Feel free to contact the Bellevue crime prevention officer at 425-452-6915 or <crimeprevention@bellevuewa.gov>

If you are already a “Paws on Patrol” participant, we would like you to share your experiences with our readers and fellow dog owners. Please contact The Bellevue Zone at <thebellevuezone@gmail.com>


How to report a crime:

Emergency: Call 9-1-1

Non-Emergency: Call 425-577-5656

My Bellevue cell phone AP: Available on your phone’s App Store. For more information about using the App, click below:

https://bellevuewa.gov/city-government/departments/finance/mybellevue

On-line reports:

https://bellevuewa.gov/city-government/departments/police/report-and-prevent-crime/report-crime-online

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