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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Professional Designation (CPD)

Mark Alan Solomon

Crime Prevention Coordinator Seattle Police DepartmentCommunity Outreach Section, Collaborative Policing Buereau
Work 3001 S Myrtle ST King Seattle WA 98108 United States Work Phone: 206-386-9766 Initial Date CPD Earned: May 26, 2017 Date CPD Expires: February 18, 2026


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Mark Solomon is a Crime Prevention Coordinator for the Seattle Police Department. A Seattle native, Mark has been with the Department for over 29 years, working with community groups, individuals and businesses on public safety issues, and quality of life issues that impact public safety.

Mark is a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. He was also the founder of Obsidian Security Group, a Seattle based security staffing and consulting enterprise.  He has a depth of community involvement ranging from being a Board member of the Beacon Hiill Community Councfil being on the Boards of YouthCare (an organization focused on serving homeless youth and moving them to stable housing, educatio9n and employment)  to the Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates, to being a regional director for the Washington State Crime Prevention Association.  Mark lives in the Beacon Hill area of Seattle with his wife, Suzanne (a high school art teacher) in the home his grandparents built.  Mark is an admitted Sci-Fi and comic book nerd.