Interim Police Chief Harry Bailey Announces Promotions and Command Staff Changes

Interim Chief of Police Harry Bailey made the following announcement to all Seattle Police Department employees this afternoon: I would like to announce the newest promotions in the Seattle Police Department and Command Staff changes. Effective immediately, the following Captains have been promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief: Robin Clark Tag Gleason Joe Kessler My […]
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Robbers featured on Washington’s Most Wanted surrendered to Detectives

Two women are behind bars this morning for their role in a strong arm robbery last October. On 10/13/13, just shortly before 8:00 p.m., a 21-year-old female was robbed by three suspects while walking in the area of Bellevue & Olive.  The victim was grabbed and threatened by the suspects who also took her purse and […]
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South Seattle Burglar at large

An armed man breaks into a South Seattle home. On 1/1/14, just shortly after 5:00 a.m.,  the victim was asleep in her home in the 3900 block of S. Holden street when she was awakened by an unknown man standing outside her bedroom door holding a Silver handgun. The suspect pointed the handgun at the victim, […]
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Leader of “Ghost Riders” Motorcycle Gang Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Weapons Possession

A leader of the Ghost Riders motorcycle gang in Pierce County was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to five years in prison for possession of an unregistered short-barreled shotgun and being a felon in possession of explosives, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. The 66-year-old male suspect, of Spanaway, Washington, has been […]
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Detectives track down and arrest a man in connection with the murder of a woman whose body was dumped alongside the Burke Gilman Trail

SPD Homicide Detectives track down violent murderer.  On 10/4/13, just shortly after 4:00 a.m., a passerby called Seattle Police and reported a woman’s body on the Burke Gilman Trail in the 2400 Block of North Northlake Way. Officers arrived and found a deceased woman in her twenties with what appeared to be a single gunshot […]
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