SPD Examining Technical Issue With In-Car Video System

In January, the Seattle Police Department discovered a technical issue with its patrol car video systems. The department is currently working to review extent of the issue and resolve it. On Friday afternoon, the department sent this memo to Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, Chair of the council’s Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee: […]
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SPOG to Raise Funds for Snohomish County Mudslide Victims, First Responders Today at Westlake

Please join the Seattle Police Officers Guild (SPOG),  the Seattle Police Pipes and Drums, the Seattle Police Foundation and Westlake Center today, Wednesday, April 2nd from 2pm-6pm for a fundraiser benefiting the victims of the Oso area mudslide as well as the first responders who have been working since the tragedy. This afternoon, members of […]
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SPD announces a new member to the team

The Seattle Police Department has hired Andrew Garber as senior media advisor. Andrew has more than 30 years’ experience as a journalist, including 14 years at the Seattle Times. He has spent the past 13 years covering the state Legislature, state government and politics for the Times. Garber starts with the Department on March 26. […]
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Man—Apparently Unaware Of City’s Clear Guidelines On Sidewalk Sharing—Attacks Cyclist for Riding on the Sidewalk

Seattle police were called to the western slope of Capitol Hill Sunday afternoon after a cyclist called 911 and said he was attacked for riding on the sidewalk. The cyclist called police around 1 pm and told officers he was slowly riding east up Denny Way near Summit Ave when he passed a man on […]
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As giant parade winds down: patience, patience, patience

The following information was sent from the Seattle Emergency Operations Center. SEATTLE — As one of the largest — and most exuberant — parades in Seattle history winds down, Seattle, public safety officials are urging people to continue exercising patience as they head back home. “Seahawks fans have been their usual well-behaved, patient and loud […]
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The Seahawks Super Bowl Rally Playbook

Tomorrow is the FIRST-EVER SEAHAWKS SUPER BOWL RALLY!!! City officials are anticipating a turnout between 200,000 and 500,000.  Please: pack snacks, cold weather clothes, and the patience of Marshawn Lynch searching for a running lane, and expect to see road closures, heavy congestion throughout downtown, Lake Union, Queen Anne, SoDo and area highways throughout the day.  GO HAWKS! […]
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Arrest Made in Neighbours Nightclub Arson

Seattle Police made an arrest this morning of a 30-year-old suspect wanted for the arson at Neighbours on January 1st. This morning, Seattle Police arrested the 30-year-old man near Seattle as he was enroute to the airport.  Detectives from our Arson/Bomb Squad, working along with members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), have been […]
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