Officers Arrest Two In Separate Downtown Incidents At The Same Place And Time

Police arrested two people in separate incidents after two foot pursuits Downtown Thursday night. Officers Reyes, Goodwin and Department of Corrections Specialist Winfrey were driving by 3rd Ave. and Pine St. at 9 PM when they spotted a 15-year-old boy they knew had a felony warrant for assault.  The suspect ran when he saw the officers approaching.  The […]
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Update x 2: Detectives Arrest Suspect in UW Sexual Assaults

Update 5/22/15: Police are now investigating the suspect for four additional cases of possible voyeurism after discovering several suspicious videos on his cell phone during a warrant search. Detectives have identified and contacted one of the victims recorded by the suspect, and are still investigating the three other cases. The suspect remains in custody at the King […]
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Robbery Suspect Found Deceased Following Greenwood Standoff

Following a lengthy standoff with a wanted bank robber Thursday, Seattle police entered the man’s Greenwood home and found him deceased from apparent self-inflicted wounds. Detectives went to the man’s home in 9200 block of 3 Ave NW around 10:15 AM to arrest him on a warrant related to a February bank robbery in North Seattle. After knocking on the […]
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18-Year-Old Injured in Shooting In Dunlap Neighborhood

Seattle Police are investigating after a shooting victim showed up at a Renton hospital early Thursday. Officers responded to reports of gunfire at Renton Ave S and S Henderson St. shortly after midnight, but were unable to find any victims, damage or evidence of a shooting. However, about an hour later, a Renton hospital contacted SPD after an 18-year-old […]
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Mayor Murray and Chief O’Toole Announce Safe Place Program

SEATTLE (May 21, 2015) – Today Mayor Murray and Chief of Police Kathleen O’Toole announced SPD Safe Place, a public education and visibility campaign aimed at preventing and responding to anti-LGBT bias crimes. “Seattle welcomes all people,” said Mayor Ed Murray. “There is no place for bigotry or harassment in our city. We developed Safe […]
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Officers Use Crisis Training, Less-Lethal Tools When Teen With Knife Tries to Force Police to Shoot Him

Seattle police used crisis intervention training, negotiation tactics, and less-lethal tools to take a 17-year-old into custody Wednesday after he armed himself with a knife and confronted officers outside his family’s Greenwood home.   Police received a call just before 4 PM from the teen’s family, who said the boy was distraught, possibly on narcotics, and was wielding an 8-inch butcher’s […]
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Teen Arrested for Firing Gun, Pistol-Whipping Woman in Columbia City Fight

Officers arrested a teenager Tuesday night after he pistol-whipped a woman and fired a shot at a another teen during a fight in a Columbia City park. Witnesses began calling 911 at 8 PM when they saw two teenaged boys fighting at the Rainier Playfield basketball courts. When the teens briefly separated, one boy pulled out a handgun.  A 34-year-old […]
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Police Arrest Suspect After Pioneer Square Stabbing

Officers have arrested the suspect after a man was stabbed in the chest Tuesday evening in Pioneer Square. Shortly before 10:00 PM, police were called to the area of 1 Ave S and S Washington St when a man was stabbed in the chest. Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center with possibly life threatening injuries. […]
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Man Pistol-Whipped In Attempted Robbery In South Park

Officers are searching for a group of men after a street robbery Monday afternoon in the South Park neighborhood. Witnesses called 911 after hearing a single gunshot at 14 and S Donovan St.  Officers arrived and found a 20-year-old man with a cut on his face, who said he had been pistol-whipped during an attempted robbery. […]
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