East Precinct Adds Patrols After Two Men Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Seattle police have added additional patrols in the Central District after two men were injured in weekend shootings. The first man, a 28-year-old was dropped off by friends at Harborview Medical Center around 1:30 AM on Sunday. He told police he’d been shot in the leg near 12th Avenue and Main Street. Sunday evening, around 9:15 […]
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Detectives Seek to ID Man In May Day Molotov Investigation

UPDATE: Detectives have identified the person of interest and continue to investigate the case. Thanks to everyone who assisted. Seattle police are asking for help identifying a person of interest as detectives investigate a May 1st Molotov cocktail attack on officers. Police were on the perimeter of a crowd on 4th Avenue on May 1st when someone lobbed a […]
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Nine Arrested, Five Officers Injured During Anti-Capitalist March

Five officers were injured and nine people were arrested Sunday during an anti-capitalist march through downtown Seattle and SODO. This march is not to be confused with the Seattle March for Workers and Immigration Rights, a peaceful event attended by thousands of people earlier in the day. Around 6 PM, a group of self-described anti-capitalists […]
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May Day 2016

Update: SPD Detectives are investigating acts of vandalsim and violence commtted on May Day and are asking anyone with photos, video or other information to contact police at (206) 233-2666 or MayDayTips@seattle.gov   Sunday is May Day, which means you’ll see a large crowd winding its way through the Central District and downtown Seattle during the afternoon and evening as […]
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Extra Police Staffing in Neighborhoods to Deter/Prevent Gun Violence

Chief Kathleen O’Toole has directed the Seattle Police Operations and Investigations Bureaus to accelerate summer staffing deployment levels in an ongoing effort to deter and prevent gun violence. Starting tonight, Seattle residents can expect to see extra police officers in neighborhoods, nightlife districts and hotspots detailed in our SeaStat crime analysis reports. These added resources will be a […]
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SPD Safe Place Partners with Seattle Public Schools

Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole, and Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Larry Nyland announced today the expansion of SPD Safe Place to Seattle Public Schools. The district’s 98 schools are designated SPD “Safe Place” for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) victims of crime and discrimination. SPD announced the program in May 2015. To date, the Safe […]
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Detectives Recover Bikes, Cars and Motorcycle After Investigation at Wedgwood Home

Major Crimes Taskforce detectives, SWAT and patrol officers arrested four people and recovered stolen bikes, cars and a motorcycle last night after serving a warrant at a Wedgwood home. On Monday, detectives learned the home belonged to a suspected prolific auto thief and burglar, and that dozens of stolen items and bicycles were being kept in […]
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UPDATE: Seattle Police Sergeant Arrested Amid Child Abuse Allegations

Lake Forest Park Police Department detectives, supported by Seattle Police, Kirkland Police, and King County Sheriff’s Office resources, arrested a veteran Seattle Police Department supervisor today after developing probable cause that he had been engaging in long term abuse of his two daughters, one a teenager and one a young adult. On April 1, 2016, […]
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UPDATE: Detectives Arrest Suspects In Three Separate Homicide Cases

SPD detectives made a string of arrests in homicide investigations Wednesday, taking suspects into custody for three separate murders in the International District, New Holly and Greenwood neighborhoods. Police first arrested a 48-year-old man Wednesday for a fatal stabbing on January 10th at the Jackson Market in the 500 block of South Jackson Street. Detectives later arrested a juvenile […]
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Update on SPD Investigation of Missing Renton Woman, Central District Homicide

Update 4/18 Detectives are investigating after human remains were found Monday morning at a recycling center in the 200 block of South Hanford Street. Police believe it is probable the remains are connected to the ongoing investigation into the murder of the 40-year-old Renton woman. UPDATE 4/15:  SPD Homicide detectives are investigating after sanitation discovered human […]
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