37 Days and a Wake Up

Police were called to Pike Place Market Thursday after a man’s political street performance received pour reviews. According to witnesses, a man wearing a rubber Donald Trump mask, with a handcuffed Hillary Clinton doll strapped to his front, reportedly made his way through the market, while making thrusting motions and shouting the word “rape.” As the man was […]
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Man Arrested After Pulling Stolen Gun on Semi-Truck Driver

Officers arrested an 18-year-old man Thursday after a pulled a gun on a semi-truck driver in the South Park neighborhood. The semi driver was reportedly backing into a loading dock near 8th Avenue South and South Monroe Street around 3:30 PM when he blocked the suspect’s path as he walked down the sidewalk. The driver […]
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Man Stabbed in Woodland Park Last Night, Suspect Turns Himself in at Jail

A 55-year-old man is recovering today at the hospital after he was stabbed by another man while in Woodland Park Thursday night.  The suspect showed up hours later at the King County Jail (KCJ) to turn himself in and was arrested. On September 29th, at about 9:30 pm,  North Precinct officers responded to a disturbance inside […]
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Regarding SPD Use of Digital Tools

The Seattle Police Department is working closely with the Seattle Information Technology department (SeaIT) to ensure investigators have the necessary tools to pursue serious and complex crimes in an increasingly digital world. A department legal review has determined that the use of these tools does not conflict with either the City of Seattle’s Intelligence or […]
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Detectives Arrest Fugitive, Recover Stolen Car and Handgun In South Park

Two men were arrested by Narcotics and Gang Unit detectives last night following an emphasis operation in South Park. Police also recovered a stolen truck and a handgun. Around 9 PM, a detective spotted an unoccupied Ford pickup truck parked at 5th Avenue South and South Kenyon Street.  The detective checked the license plate and […]
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Burglary Detectives Need Your Help Identifying a Thief

Burglary detectives are asking for you help identifying a prolific burglar in the University District. The suspect has broken into the same location in the 4700 block of University Way NE twice this month and has been captured on video both times.  Burglary detectives also believe the suspect is the same person who broke into […]
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Man Arrested Following Drive-By In South Seattle

A 20-year-old man was arrested Monday in Rainier Beach after he got stuck in traffic while fleeing the scene of a drive-by shooting. Officers were called to Rainier Avenue South and South Kenyon Street around 3:30 PM after the suspect reportedly fired several shots out of the window of his green Chevy Camaro, damaging a green […]
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Felon Caught With Gun After Smoking Heroin, Crashing Truck Into Building

Police arrested a felon with a loaded revolver this morning after he crashed his pickup truck into a building on Aurora Avenue after smoking heroin. Around 9:30 AM, officers and firefighters responded to the 2400 block of Aurora Avenue North, after the suspect drove his truck under a deck and struck a support beam. The 34-year-old […]
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Chief O’Toole on Reform: Significant Progress Made, Still Work Ahead

Today the Federal Monitor filed his latest report highlighting significant progress the Seattle Police Department has made in its reform efforts during the past year. The department continues to make great strides in dealing with persons in mental health crisis with only 1.6% of the 9,300 crisis contacts resulting in reportable force. Furthermore, with regards […]
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