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Lynnwood City Council Adopts 2017-2018 Budget

At the November 28, 2016 Business Meeting, the Lynnwood City Council approved the adoption of a balanced and fiscally responsible budget for the 2017-2018 biennium.
Lynnwood and Fire District 1 Pursue Regional Fire Authority

Regional Fire Authority Planning Committee has been established
Stabbing at Lynnwood Business

Yesterday evening (September 18) at about 7:36 PM a domestic violence assault occurred at the Rite Aid located at 7500 196TH ST SW
LPD Now Accepting Applicants for the 2017 Citizens Academy

LPD Now Accepting Applicants for the 2017 Citizens Academy Registration is open and space is limited so sign up soon for the FREE course: The Lynnwood Police Department's 26th Citizens Academy
LPD Citizens Patrol Recruiting for New Members

The Lynnwood Police Department is now recruiting for membership to the Citizens Patrol volunteer group
Register Today for Lynnwood University 2016

There's still time to register - classes being on Thursday, September 8th!
Public Safety Information - Attempted Molestation

On August 18 at approximately 10:30 PM Lynnwood Police responded to a report of an adult male attempting to kiss a 13 year old male.
Lynnwood Meets and Greets to Help Fight Crime

Lynnwood Police Department along with the Lynnwood Fire Department, Mayor Nicola Smith, Council members, and staff from the City’s Public Works, Community Development, Planning, Parks and Recreation Departments, as well as the Emergency Services Coordinating Agency, all toured 30 different registered National Night Out against crime events on August 2.
5 Suspects arrested after fleeing in stolen car and committing theft

On August 15, 2016 at about 2:25 pm, Lynnwood Police received a call of a theft in progress at the Kohl’s store located at 18405 Alderwood Mall Blvd.
Lynnwood Names Tom Davis as Interim Chief of Police

The City of Lynnwood is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Davis as the Interim Chief of Police
Mark Your Calendar for Lynnwood's New Community Event - The Fair on 44th

The City of Lynnwood is pleased to announce a new community event - mark your calendar for Saturday, September 10, 10am-2pm and come join the fun!
City Boards & Commissions Seeking New Members

Apply Now to Help Make a Difference in Lynnwood!
Register Now for Kids Fire Camp!

Come join the men and women of Lynnwood Fire for a fun-filled week of learning all about the job of a firefighter.
LPD Citizens Patrol Recruitment Starts Now

The Lynnwood Police Department is now recruiting for membership to the Citizens Patrol volunteer group
Lynnwood PD Investigates Shooting

Just before 6 PM Lynnwood Police received a call of a shooting that had just occurred in the 6100 block of 204th St SW.
Update Regarding Body Recovered from Sprague's Pond

Lynnwood Gears Up for National Night Out Against Crime

Lynnwood Gears Up For National Night Out Against Crime Sign up your neighborhood group now to participate on Aug 2
Update Regarding Body Recovery from Sprague's Pond at Mini Park

Detectives have tentatively identified the deceased subject, a male in his 40s, discovered yesterday (June 29) in the pond at Mini Park in Lynnwood
Lynnwood Police Expands FREE Car Seat Installation Program

Starting July 6, 2016, the Lynnwood Police Department will expand its FREE car seat installation program to every Wednesday from 12-6:00pm by appointment
Body Recovered from Sprague's Pond at Mini Park

At around 2:30 PM on Wednesday, June 29, police were called to Mini Park (5200 200th ST SW) for a report of a possible body in the water
Register Today for Lynnwood University 2016

Lynnwood University is a fun and exciting 8-week course offered to Lynnwood residents FREE of charge
Lynnwood Police Arrest Suspect for Attempted Rape of a Child

As a public safety message, parents should be aware there are ever changing social media sites predicated on anonymity.
Warm Weather Pet Safety Alert

Let's keep our pets safe this summer
Neighborhood Disaster Preparedness Workshops

Lynnwood Gears Up For National Night Out Against Crime

Sign up your neighborhood group now to participate on Aug 2
Police in Lynnwood Looking for Elderly Walk-Away w/Dementia-UPDATED

Level 3 Sex Offender Notification

A community meeting will be held on April 19, at 7pm at the Lynnwood Courtroom located at 19321 44th Ave W, Lynnwood
Thankfully, nobody hit after apparent drive-by shooting in Lynnwood

Earlier this evening, at about 9:21 PM, two teen males were walking near 44th Ave W and 168th ST SW and reported being shot at from a vehicle as it drove by.
Personal Belongings Left on Sidewalks are Not Allowed in Lynnwood

Limit your spring cleaning to private property
Daylight Savings is a Great Time To Check Smoke Alarms

The Lynnwood Fire Department would like to remind everyone that daylight savings is Sunday, March 13. When you change your clocks, it is also a great time to inspect, test, and clean your smoke alarms.
Lynnwood Police Arrest Bank Robbery Suspect

On March 4, 2016 at 12:45pm Lynnwood Officers responded to a bank robbery that had just occurred at Heritage Bank located at 19510 58th Ave W Lynnwood, WA
Level 3 and Level 2 Sex Offender Notifications

The Lynnwood Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to RCW 4.24.550 and the Washington State Supreme Court Decision in State v. Ward, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offenders release
South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Activated

Freezing Temperature Alert, Shelter Activated
Assault Near Gold Park

On January 25, 2016, at approximately 7:30PM, a sexual assault occurred at Gold Park (200th ST SW and 64th AVE W) in Lynnwood
Lynnwood Police Awards Ceremony

Please join us as we recognize our local law enforcement officers and staff who work hard to keep Lynnwood safe.
Sidewalk CPR Demonstrations Set for Saturday, February 6 at Alderwood

Lynnwood Fire Department says 'we're all equipped with life saving devices'
City Boards & Commissions Seeking New Members

Apply Now to Help Make a Difference in Lynnwood!
South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Activation Extended

Freezing Temperature Alert, Shelter Activation Extended
South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Activated

Freezing Temperature Alert, Shelter Activated for Tuesday Evening
South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Activated

Freezing Temperature Alert, Shelter Activated for Christmas Day and Evening
Last Call for the LPD 2016 Citizens Academy

Space is limited so sign up soon for this FREE course
Lynnwood Police Host 11th Annual Shop with a Cop Event

On December 10, the Lynnwood Police Department hosted their 11th annual Shop with a Cop event at the Lynnwood Fred Meyer
Holiday Gift Ideas to Support LPD's K-9 Unit

Are you interested in helping support the Lynnwood Police Department's K-9 Unit?
Car Versus Pedestrian Collision

Last night (Dec 1), Lynnwood Police responded to a car versus pedestrian collision in the 5600 block of 200th ST SW
South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Activated

Freezing Temperature Alert, Shelter Activation Extended through Sunday Evening
South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Activated

Freezing Temperature Alert, Shelter Activated for Friday Evening
South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Activated

Freezing Temperature Alert, Shelter Activated for Tuesday and Wednesday Evening
Tips for Staying Safe on the Road

Sharing the Road with School Buses; How to Drive a Roundabout; Holiday Traffic
Winter Weather Safety Tips, What to Expect & How To Help

Winter weather is upon us and experts are warning that this isn't the last time we will have the threat of lower temperatures and/or snow.
South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Ready to Activate

The Emergency Cold Weather Shelter is now open for the season and will be activated when overnight temperatures are anticipated to be 33 degrees or below.
Lynnwood Police Department Citizens Patrol Recruiting

The Lynnwood Police Department is now recruiting for membership to the Citizens Patrol volunteer group
Don’t Be Spooked: Be Safe on Halloween

While Halloween is supposed to be scary, parents shouldn’t be afraid to teach their children how to be safe.
Lynnwood Murder Suspect Arrested in California

Lynnwood Police detectives have continued to investigate the murder of Christopher Davis, which was discovered on September 20, 2015
LPD Now Accepting Applicants for the 2016 Citizens Academy

Registration is open and space is limited so sign up now for this FREE course: The Lynnwood Police Department’s 25th CITIZENS ACADEMY
Level 2 Sex Offender Notification

The Lynnwood Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to RCW 4.24.550 and the Washington State Supreme Court Decision in State v. Ward, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offenders release
Death Investigation Update

An update to the previous press release
LPD K-9 Unit Hosts "Leader of the Pack" Day on Sept 26

K-9 Demonstration and Fundraiser event Saturday, September 26
Police On-scene at a Death Investigation

Lynnwood Police are on-scene at a death investigation in the 19300 block of 36th AVE W
Back to School in Lynnwood

Lynnwood Police want to remind drivers to slow down and be on the lookout for students coming and going from school, as classes have begun in the Edmonds School District
LPD Investigating Fatal Two Car Accident

At approximately 4:30 p.m. today two vehicles were involved in an accident which resulted in the death of a 40's year old woman from Edmonds, who was a passenger in one of the vehicles.
New Volunteers Graduate from LPD Citizens Patrol Training Academy

11 Volunteers Graduate From the LPD Citizens Patrol Training Academy
Lynnwood Meets and Greets to Help Fight Crime

Lynnwood Police Department along with the Lynnwood Fire Department, the Mayor, Council members, and staff from the City’s Public Works, Community Development, Code Enforcement and Planning Departments, as well as the Emergency Services Coordinating Agency, all toured 31 different registered National Night Out against crime events on Aug. 4.
Level 3 Sex Offender Notification Community Meeting - August 6

A Public Community Meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 6th in the Lynnwood Municipal Court located on the second floor at 19321 44th Ave. W Lynnwood.
Neighborhood Complaints lead to Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation for Second Time

Ongoing neighborhood complaints on marijuana growing next to an Elementary school in Lynnwood lead to search warrant.
Neighborhood Complaints lead to Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation for Second Time

Ongoing neighborhood complaints on marijuana growing next to an Elementary school in Lynnwood lead to search warrant.
Suspect in Zumiez Embezzlement Investigation Arrested

) Lynnwood detectives arrested a 37 year-old female yesterday on probable cause for Theft in the 1st Degree and multiple counts of Identity Theft.
Volunteer Opportunities For Youth at LPD

Lynnwood Police Explorers Post 911 recruiting new members
Shooting suspect in custody

Lynnwood detectives have taken a man into custody connected to the shooting earlier this morning in the parking lot of Shari's.
Lynnwood Shooting Investigation Update

(July 15, 2015) Lynnwood Police continue to investigate an early morning shooting incident in the parking lot of Shari's (19428 Highway 99).
Lynnwood Police Investigate Shooting Incident

(July 15, 2015) At 1215 AM, Lynnwood Police responded to the 19400 block of Highway 99 for a report of a man who had been shot while he was sitting in a vehicle in a parking lot.
LPD Seeking Volunteer Car Seat Technicians

Training starts in mid-September, 2015
Stabbing Suspect Arrested in Lynnwood

On July 9, 2015 at approximately 3:15 PM a 40’s year old female, who is living in an apartment complex in the 6500 blk of 208th St SW, walked up to a 50’s year old male apartment complex employee and stabbed him in the back with a knife.
Suspect Arrested in Series of Sexually Motivated Assaults

On July 8, 2015 Lynnwood Detectives interviewed a subject who had been arrested on a misdemeanor warrant the previous day.
Grass Fire Started by Fireworks

Fire crews responded to a grass fire on the west side of Alderwood Mall Parkway, just south of the I-5 overpass
Summer Heat Pet Safety Alert

Lynnwood Police - Zero Tolerance for Pets Left in Vehicles
Reminder: Fireworks No Longer Legal in Lynnwood

In anticipation of the Fourth of July holiday, city officials would like to remind Lynnwood residents that discharging fireworks, even the 'safe and sane' variety, is no longer legal in Lynnwood city limits.
Suspected construction yard thief caught after police pursuit.

Today (June 15, 2015), a little after 3:30 AM, a Lynnwood Police sergeant saw a vehicle take off at a high rate of speed from a construction site near Alderwood Mall Pkwy and Maple Road
Lynnwood Brings Cops & Kids Together at 2nd Annual Event

Lynnwood police showed up at the Alderwood Mall Terraces to conduct a huge “Show and Tell” event complete with K-9 demonstrations, photo ops on motorcycles and tours of specialty police vehicles.
Scooter Accident in the 5800 block of 168th ST SW

A 22 year old male was transported to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries after crashing into a raised traffic island on 168th ST SW near the 5800 block
Edmonds Community College Incidents

The Lynnwood Police Department is investigating two incidents where females have been assaulted in the past two weeks on the grounds of the Edmonds Community College.
Level 3 Sex Offender Notification Community Meeting

A Public Community Meeting has been scheduled for 7pm on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in the Lynnwood Municipal Court located on the second floor at 19321 44th Ave W, Lynnwood.
Edmonds Community College Incident

The Lynnwood Police Department has received numerous requests for information in regards to this incident.
Graffiti Clean-Up Brings Residents and Volunteers Together

Possible Explosive Device in Lynnwood

On May 4, 2015 at approximately 11:30 a. m. the Lynnwood Police Department was contacted in regards to a possible explosive device at an apartment complex located in the 5200 blk of 168th St SW
Possible Live Ordnance Prompts Temporary Lock-Down at Lynnwood Civic Justice Center

A well-meaning citizen brought a box containing unknown ammunition and what appeared to be two World War II-style hand grenades to the Lynnwood Police Department for disposal.
Level 3 Sex Offender Notification Community Meeting

A Public Community Meeting has been scheduled for 7pm on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in the Lynnwood Municipal Court located on the second floor at 19321 44th Ave W, Lynnwood.
Lynnwood Police Citizens Academy 2015 Graduates

The Lynnwood Police Department just finished its 24th Citizens Academy with more than 42 graduates. The annual 13-week free course familiarizes citizens with common police procedures, activities and investigative techniques.
Lynnwood Police Department Invites You to Coffee With a Cop Saturday, March 7

The Lynnwood Police Department is hosting a Coffee with a Cop event on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9am to 11am at the Starbucks located at the Lynnwood Crossroads Shopping Center
Safety Alert: Local Trend in "IRS Telephone Scam"

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) states, “These scams are conducted by callers pretending to be from the IRS. Their goal is to steal money or identities from victims."
Lynnwood Police Searching for Elderly Male

Lynnwood Police are actively searching for a 75 year-old Lynnwood man named Joginder Singh.
Update - missing Lynnwood man has been located and is safe

Mr. Joginder Singh was located by the Kirkland Police Department and is currently being evaluated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Lynnwood PD on Twitter

The Lynnwood Police Department is now on Twitter.
Attempted Robbery – One Suspect in Custody

On January 6, 2015 at 4:56 PM Lynnwood Officers responded to an attempted robbery that occurred in the parking lot of the Alderwood Mall
10th Annual Shop With a Cop Event 2014

The 10th annual Lynnwood Police Department's Shop with a Cop event, held December 11, benefited 15 mothers and 23 children from Pathways for Women YWCA.
Robbery at 76 Gas Station

On December 10, 2014 at approximately 2:46 AM, a robbery was committed at the 76 Gas Station located at 19611 Alderwood Mall Parkway in Lynnwood
Update to Robbery at 76 Gas Station in Lynnwood

Please find attached two photographs showing the suspects involved in the early morning robbery at the 76 Gas Station in Lynnwood
Lynnwood Police Department Citizens Patrol Recruitment Starts Now!

The Lynnwood Police Department is now recruiting for membership to the Citizens Patrol volunteer group
Woman Injured in Fall from Balcony

Woman threatens to stab her baby, injured in fall from balcony
Don’t Be A Holiday Crime Target

The busy holiday season is here. When you are shopping for those precious gifts, take precautions to protect yourself from becoming a victim.
Lynnwood House Fire UPDATE

The male that had been transported to Swedish Hospital in Edmonds immediately following the house fire from last evening (see original press release below) has been taken into police custody.
Lynnwood Detectives Arrest Three Suspects Connected to the October 23, 2014, BB-gun Assault

On October 30, 2014, two 17 year-old male suspects were taken into custody by Lynnwood Police Department detectives in connection with the early morning BB-gun assault on October 23, 2014.
Community Health and Safety Section Addresses Large Encampment in Protected Natural Growth Area

The Community Health and Safety initiative is a recent endeavor of the City of Lynnwood. It is a partnership of the Lynnwood Police, Community Development, and Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Departments.
Are You A Hard Or Easy Target For Car Prowlers?

The Lynnwood Police Crime Prevention Unit, with help from the Volunteers in Public Safety (VIPS), will be out and about on Oct. 28 and 29, surveying parked vehicles as part of our Car Prowl Prevention Campaign.
Lynnwood Police Investigating Report of Early Morning Assault

Today at 8:00AM Lynnwood Police responded to a report by two juveniles males stating they were shot at with a BB-gun by a driver of a passing vehicle while they were walking to their school, Lynnwood Elementary.
LPD now accepting applicants for the 2015 Citizens Academy

Registration is open and space is limited so sign up now for this FREE course: The Lynnwood Police Department’s 24th Citizens Academy.
Lynnwood Police Arrest Suspects in Shooting

On October 8, 2014 at approximately 8:35 PM Lynnwood Officers responded to a shots fired call in the 4700 blk of 176th St SW.
Lynnwood Spruces up its Public Garden Spaces with Help from Community Volunteers

Lynnwood Police Investigating a Series of Armed Robberies

Lynnwood Police are investigating a series of armed robberies that have occurred in the past weeks.
Vehicle Collision with Power Pole closes Roadway in Lynnwood

On October 1 at approximately 9:45 PM Lynnwood Police responded to a single vehicle collision with a power pole in the 7200 block of 196th St SW in Lynnwood.
Man Killed By Forklift at Lynnwood Business

At approximately 10:30 AM on Monday August 18, 2014 a 69 year old Asian male from Bothell was struck by a forklift while walking through a parking lot of a Lynnwood business located in the 4000 blk of 198th St SW Lynnwood, WA.
Lynnwood Meets and Greets to Help Fight Crime

Lynnwood Police Department along with the Lynnwood Fire Department, the Mayor, Council members, and staff from the City’s Public Works, Community Development, Code Enforcement and Planning Departments, as well as the Emergency Services Coordinating Agency, all toured 30 different registered National Night Out against crime events on August 5.
Missing Snohomish teenager located in Lynnwood

Shortly after 8:00 AM this morning, an employee at a Lynnwood grocery store called 9-1-1 and reported the missing Snohomish teenager from earlier news reports was at the store.
Lynnwood Police Department Continues to Innovate

Lynnwood Police Department has gone live with CrimeMapping.com, a nationwide service that allows residents with internet access to map out and report on incident data near any address in the City.
Lynnwood City Council adopts citywide ban on fireworks starting 2015

This year it’s OK to have a blast in Lynnwood on the Fourth of July – as long as you’re safe and abide by the law.
Former Longtime Police Dog Passes Away

It is with great sadness that the Lynnwood Police Department announces that former Lynnwood Police K-9 “Buddy” passed away on Saturday, May 24th, after a long fight against cancer.
Police arrest 3 theft suspects after short police pursuit

Lynnwood Police officers, with the assistance of the Brier Police Department, the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, and the Mountlake Terrace Police Department, just took into custody a male suspect involved in a police pursuit from the Alderwood Mall.
Lynnwood Police Department K-9 Unit and Lynnwood Bowl and Skate Team Up to Take a Bite Out of Crime!

Bowl-a-thon, Silent Auction and Raffle; K9 Demonstration and Fundraiser Event
Lynnwood Police Department Holds 2014 Citizens Academy Graduation

The Lynnwood Police Department just finished it 23rd Citizens Academy with more than 55 graduates.
Fatality vehicle collision in Lynnwood

Lynnwood Police are investigation a two car fatality collision on SR 99 in Lynnwood.
Update: Lynnwood Home Invasion

Lynnwood Police Arrest Suspect in Home Invasion Robbery, Seek Second Suspect
Update: Lynnwood Detectives Investigating Home Invasion Robbery

At about 12:30PM, Lynnwood Police were called to an in-progress robbery at a Lynnwood residence located in the 6200 block of 202nd St SW.
Lynnwood Detectives recover extensive property items from regional burglaries

Lynnwood Detectives recently executed multiple search warrants which resulted in the recovery of significant amounts of property previously stolen during burglaries in the South Snohomish, North King County, and Kirkland areas.
Updated Press Release: Incident at the DOC Lynnwood Field Office

A 42 year-old male was booked at Snohomish County Jail on Threats to Bomb and Felony Harassment.
Police respond to subject threatening to blow up the Department of Corrections, Office in Lynnwood

At 9:12 AM Lynnwood Police responded to a bomb threat at the Department of Corrections office located at 18700 block of 33rd Ave W Lynnwood, WA
City Offices Closed on Wednesday, January 1

City of Lynnwood offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, in observance of the New Year's Holiday.
Everett to provide animal sheltering services for Lynnwood

The cities of Lynnwood and Everett have teamed up to care for lost and stray animals in the city of Lynnwood. Starting Jan. 1, 2014, the Everett Animal Shelter will begin providing shelter services for animals found in Lynnwood.
LPD Recruiting for 2014 Citizens Police Academy

The Lynnwood Police Department is now accepting applications for the 23rd annual session of its CITIZENS ACADEMY which will start January 9th, 2014.
2013 9/11 Memorial Activities

National Night Out in Lynnwood REGISTRATION STARTING

The Annual “National Night Out Against Crime” celebration for 2013 is scheduled all across America for Tuesday evening, Aug. 6. National Night Out (NNO) is when residents turn their porch lights on, lock their doors and go out and meet their neighbors in the name of crime prevention.
Fingerprinting Services CANCELLED, Wednesday, June 26

Fingerprinting services at the Lynnwood Police Department will are cancelled on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 due to maintenance and remodeling work.
VFW Honors Lynnwood Police Officer

Lynnwood Police Officer Ryan Hoirup has been chosen as the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1040’s Officer of the Year for his consistent, outstanding work and personal sacrifice serving the community.
CERT Training - Space Still Available

Learn minor fire suppression, disaster first aid, urban search & rescue, disaster psychology, and much more!
Lynnwood Police 2013 Citizens Academy Graduates

The Lynnwood Police Department just finished it 22nd Citizens Academy with almost 70 graduates.
R.I.P. "Vader" Thank You For Your Service 2007 ~ 2013

It is with profound sadness that we inform you that Lynnwood Police has lost a member of its family. Lynnwood Police Canine Officer “Vader” passed away recently after a sudden, major medical emergency. Vader worked hard tracking bad guys and recovering evidence right up until the very end, he was 7 years-old.
New Animal Control Fees

Animal Control and License Fee Updates in Lynnwood
Help The LPD K9 Unit Take a Bite Out of Crime!!

Assist the non-profit Lynnwood Police Officers Association (LPOA) and consider purchasing a totally customized, plush, mini LPD K9 police dog for friends and family--or yourself!
Lynnwood Detectives Arrest Three Suspects Connected to the October 23, 2014, BB-gun Assault
Neighborhood Disaster Preparedness Workshops
Join us this Saturday, June 11 from 10am-noon at Fire Station 14 to build and strengthen your disaster readiness skills with the Lynnwood Fire Department.