Bicyclist injured in crash

On February 23rd at approximately 3:28 p.m. officers responded to a report of a bicyclist down in the 9600 block of College Way North.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a 32-year-old male was riding his bicycle northbound in the 9600 block of College Way North when, for reasons yet to be determined, he crashed causing substantial injury to […]
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Police activity metrics

Ever wonder which Seattle Police precinct handles the most 911 calls?  Does the most proactive policing or “on-views”?  Conducts the most traffic stops?    Please see the below data for the first six weeks of the year to see how your favorite Seattle Police precinct stacks up to the rest. Bi-Weekly Compare_REV 010712 & 011412 Bi-Weekly Compare_012112 & […]
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Violence Prevention Emphasis Patrols

The Seattle Police Department has expressed concern regarding a sharp increase in violent crime in many of our neighborhoods. With the on-going issues surrounding gun violence, a dedicated emphasis has been established to address hot spots and other areas of concern – Violence Prevention Emphasis Patrols (VPEP). Recent community concerns have ranged from civility violations, assaults, shootings and homicides.  By […]
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Community Policing at its Finest

On February 22nd at approximately 6:30 p.m. a 36-year-old mother with two children, ages 8 and 12, walked into the West Precinct lobby and asked the front desk officer for the Community Police Team sergeant.  The woman had been told by a shelter staff member that the sergeant could assist them with finding shelter for the night.   The sergeant was not at […]
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Update to West Seattle business robbery- suspects arrested

On February 9th, four suspects entered a grocery/jewlery store  in the 9400 Block of 16th Avenue SW and robbed the employee at gunpoint.  The suspects then fled the scene.  Officers and Robbery Unit detectives responded to the scene and began their investigation.  During the course of the investigation, detectives developed information about the suspects.  On February […]
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