Northwest NEWS

March 4, 2002


Bothell produces sex offender educational video

BOTHELL - Bothell recently produced a 15-minute educational video on sex offenders in the local community.
   This program was produced for air on the city's government cable television channel, BCTV Cable Channel 21 in conjunction with the Bothell Police Department Juvenile Services Division.
   It airs daily on the half hour between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. (subject to change).
   The video educates viewers on sex offenders of all levels, notifies community of Level 3 registered sex offenders living in the Bothell area and gives historical background on past victims and cases that sex offender notification laws are based on.
   "The City of Bothell's efforts to educate our citizens on sex offenders is continuous, thanks to our police department's Juvenile Services Division," said City Manager Jim Thompson. "This educational video will not only help notify our community of Level 3 offenders living among us, but it will also give families tools to communicate with their children to protect them as best as possible."
   Bothell Police Department reports there are currently two Level 3 registered sex offenders living within Bothell City Limits.
   For detailed information, visit or call (425) 486-1254. The city's Web site includes information regarding Level 3 registered sex offenders living with Bothell City Limits as well as information on those registered living within King and Snohomish counties.
   BCTV is accessible to AT&T Broadband cable customers within Bothell City Limits.
   The City of Bothell Sex Offender Education video is also available for check out at the Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. NE. in the government section. For information, call (425) 486-7811.
   For a full BCTV programming schedule, visit