b'POLICE CHIEF |PUBLIC SAFETYPublic Safety Is a Team EffortBY BURIEN CHIEF OF POLICE THEODORE TED BOEO ne of the three primaryFIGHTING CRIME:the beginning of modern policing. objectives of the BurienTwo hundred years ago, Sir Robert Peel Police Department isobserved, The police are the public fighting crime. While thatand the public are the police. He wasnt sounds like a police-centricPublic safety is a team calling on the public to take police goal, it is actually a call to the communityeffort and everyone has action, but rather to engage in civic to be part of a collaborative approachresponsibility to support creating a safe towards achieving public safety. Policean essential role, environment. Joining a neighborhood alone will never achieve the same effec- including community watch group, attending the community tiveness at reducing crime as a wholepolice academy, volunteering at the Bur-community engaged in crime prevention,members, schools, businesses,ien Community Court, or engaging in a timely reporting, and finding solutions toand law enforcement crime prevention class are all ways to get criminal behavior. involved in Burien.An example of this principle in actionpartners. Together we The Burien Police Department is part happened during the Super Bowl lastwill provide a safe and of Team Burien and so is everyone year. Officer Isaac Arand, our Schoolreading this article. It doesnt matter the Resource Officer at Highline High School,healthy community. issue we are facing as a citythe most recognized youth were frequently gettingeffective solution will be found when we all align our efforts! Espaol p. 29 / Ting Vit p. 35CONTACT USBURIEN POLICE DEPARTMENT14905 6th Ave. SWBurien, WA 98166Ph: (206) 296-3311Fax: Emergency: 9-1-1Hours: 8:30 a.m.5:00 p.m. Open date: MondayFridayChief Boe speaks with residents at Coffee witha Cop event.PHOTO CREDIT: CITY OF BURIENinto trouble at parties surrounding the game. Instead of cracking down on the parties, he partnered with our Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department, Highline School District, parents, and youth to create a Madden AUTO GLASS REPLACEMENTFootball Tournament before the game, ROCKCHIP REPAIR WINDOW TINT CAR STEREOfollowed by watching the game in a safe, REMOTE ENGINE STARTER LIFETIME WARRANTYpizza-filled environment. 15821 1st Ave. St.|Burien, WA 28148 This is not a new concept, but rather206.458.3249|www.thebestautoglassandtint.comsomething police have identified since SPRING 2020| 21'