Help Police Find Robber Who (Figuratively) Stole Food Right Out of a Baby Giraffe’s Mouth

Police are hoping the public can help lead detectives to the gunman who barged into an estate sale Thursday at a home in West Seattle, forced several people onto the ground at gunpoint, and made off with cash and thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, which were to be sold to benefit adorable baby animals at […]
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SPD proposal on Unmanned Aerial Systems

At the direction of Mayor Mike McGinn, the Seattle Police Department has been working with Councilmember Harrell and his Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee to help draft the regulation of the unmanned aerial systems (UAS).  These systems are intended to help us protect public safety by gathering visual information in specific situations where […]
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Parking Enforcement Officer Struck by SUV in Hit & Run Collision

A Parking Enforcement Officer was struck in a hit and run collision early this afternoon in the U-District.  At approximately 12:36 p.m. officers responded to the report of a female Parking Enforcement Officer (PEO) that was struck in a hit and run collision in the 4300 block of University Way NE.  Preliminary investigation indictates that […]
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Theft Suspect Fights With Officers, Tries to Flee Hospital, Turns Out to Be High On PCP

Call it ”angel dust,” “wet” or “sherm”, bad things can happen when dealing with someone under the influence of phencyclidine, or PCP. Yesterday, just before noon, two West Precinct bicycle patrol officers were rolling through Pioneer Square when they saw two men in an argument on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Yesler.  One of the men was […]
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