Vancouver (BC) Police Offer Reward for Suspect in Murder of Mother of Five

We are posting the below Vancouver (BC) Police Department news release since there is a possibility that Daniel Paul has crossed into Washington State. The Vancouver Police Board is announcing a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of Daniel Alphonse Paul in connection with the murder of his girlfriend, Rose […]
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Detectives Investigating After A Homicide In Yesler Terrace

Detectives are investigating after a woman was shot inside a tent and later died early Saturday morning. Officers were called to 8th Ave. and Yesler Way at 1:45 AM Saturday for reports of a woman shot multiple times. Witnesses said the woman, in her 40s, was sitting in a nearby tent when an unknown person reached […]
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Police Seek Beacon Hill Peeper

Seattle police are seeking a suspected peeper after a woman reported seeing a camera flash outside her bedroom, just minutes after a strange man told her he had been watching her through a window. The victim told police she awoke just before 3 AM and went outside her home—near 15th Avenue S. and S. Dakota Street—to smoke a […]
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Police Arrest Two Men and Recover Stolen Car

A Seattle police officer was patrolling the Brighton neighborhood early Friday when she ran the license plate number of a car in front of her and discovered it was stolen. Police pulled the car over and arrested two men shortly after 4 AM. Officers found a small amount of suspected meth in the stolen car, as […]
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SPD Launches YouTube Channel for Bodyworn Video

The Seattle Police Department is launching a new YouTube channel to showcase the work of high-tech community partners, who have joined the department to help increase transparency and accountability while balancing the privacy rights of citizens. The new YouTube page, SPD BodyWornVideo, comes after the department’s first-ever Hackathon, held in December. At that event, several […]
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Neighborhood Response Team Tackles Low-level Crime Downtown

A new seven-member police squad is patrolling the downtown core to tackle persistent, low-level crime that can make streets and parks feel unsafe. The Neighborhood Response Team, created in December, is focusing on so-called “street disorder” crimes, such as shoplifting, public urination, defecation and drug use. Downtown businesses and community groups have increasingly raised concerns […]
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Chief O’Toole Responds to New OPA Auditor’s Report by Reiterating Commitment to Reform

The Seattle Police Department is absolutely committed to reform and accountability. We are well underway as noted in the Federal Monitor’s most recent report. We will continue to follow the Mayor’s lead and work collaboratively with the CPC, the OPA Director and the OPA Auditor to enhance accountability further.
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Police Catch Man in Pioneer Square Hate Crime

Police arrested a 32-year-old man after he made homophobic statements then chased down and punched the victim Saturday evening. Officers contacted the victim at 4 Ave South and South Washington Street just before 8 PM after he called 911 to report the incident. The victim stated he was walking home when an unknown man attempted to […]
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