Month: June 2021...

Violent Crime in Yakima

A recent analysis of three years of violent crime statistics by analysts in our federal partnership is sobering.  Although crime in Yakima has been trending down for the past five… Read More

Man Dies from Gunshot Wound, Woman Injured in Incident

On Thursday, June 10th at about 6:25 pm, Yakima police officers responded to the 1200 block of Cornell Avenue regarding reports of shots fired. Officers arrived and, in the 1100… Read More

24th Avenue and Chestnut Avenue Drive-By Suspects Arrested

Today members of the Pacific Northwest Violent Offenders Task Force located and arrested 19-year-old Jose Angel Ortega, who police allege was the shooter in a drive-by shooting on Sunday in… Read More

Yakima Man Shot While Working in His Yard

On Sunday, June 6th at about 5:20 pm, Yakima police responded to the 2400 block of West Chestnut Ave regarding a report of a gunshot victim. Officers arrived and found… Read More

YPD Announces Community Safety Book Club

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is announcing its first “Yakima Community Safety Book Club.” The club will use a Group page on Facebook as the platform to engage in various… Read More

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