The Aberdeen Police Chief Shumate announced yesterday that he has set up 3 meetings in October that are open to the public to come meet and hear about things happening at APD as well as discuss some current topics.  Here is more from Chief Shumate.

Montesano Police Officer Shane Green signed off duty yesterday July 1st for the last time at 6:03 PM as he retires after 30 years of service.  Grays Harbor Scanner wants to congratulations and good luck with future endeavors.  Below is his last transmission. 

20 years ago today, a time when D.A.R.E. was still a thing, when surf rescue was still program in Ocean Shores,  on this day, the Ocean Shores Police Department remembers Lt. James Davis. He died in the line of duty on a surf rescue, twenty-years ago today.

Theft, break-ins, and people feeling like they are entitled to your possessions are on the rise.  It is not always about drugs, but sometimes people just feel like they need what you want and they do not want to work to pay for the items like the rest of us do.  Being vigilant in locking your car doors (believe it or not a lot of people forget).  You can also make sure to not leave valuables in the open to be seen to entice someone to break into your car, home or garage.  

A lot of us have car insurance, and home/renters insuran

By now you probably do not care if those fireworks are legal or not, you bought something cool to light off on the 4th and that is that.  But in case you are still wondering, are these things legal the WA State Fire Marshals Office has sent out this informational piece to help you out. 

Is your teen still undecided on what they want to do after high school?  Maybe thinking about wanting to go into Law Enforcement?  Many police explorers go into law enforcement after they have had a great taste of what it takes to be in law enforcement.  Ane we here at GHS can't say enough good things about our local programs.  

Earlier this week The Grays Harbor Sheriff’s office assisted the Quinault Indian Nation on a search for a missing man in the Amanda Park area of the county. Search dogs and ground searchers were requested to assist. Search dog “Duey” and his handler Shay Jones arrived and found the missing man about 15 minutes after their arrival. It was his first mission!

The Aberdeen Police Department put out several sex offender notification bulletins today April 16th, 2018.  We have all of these bulletins posted below.  To see all of the information click on the image to make bigger.

Every year we post the most updated information that is posted to the Washington State Fire Marshals Office in regards to fireworks.  This is always a huge controversy as some feel that fireworks should be banned altogether, and then some who enjoy the freedom of being able to celebrate the 4th with a bang.  GHS is not here to be the arguing point of what is and what is not right, but we have the information here to what is allowed and what is not. 

GHSMAUI !!! GHS Founder B made a huge announcement Saturday March 30th that is sure to bring some changes to the GHS page, but promises to try and keep it minimal.  More at the article announcement.

Grays Harbor Scanner received word of a great opportunity for others to have a chance to learn firearm safety.  While the few scholarships available do not specify in this release that they are for teens, we would highly recommend that if you have a teen that is exposed to firearms that you consider that they take a firearms safety course.  Heath with Willapa Firearms Training is a great guy, and you will learn a lot from him.

The Elma PoliceDepartmentn announced yesterday that they are hosting a  Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony on Wednesday, May 16 at 1 PM.  The event co-insides with the National Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony that takes place in Washington DC next week that draws in thousands of Law Enforcement Officers from all of the world to include some of our own local officers that attend every year. 

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