Officers Save Woman Trapped Under Overturned Boat

A Seattle police dive team pulled a woman from choppy waters in Lake Washington Sunday evening after her 21-foot catamaran flipped in high winds. Harbor Officers Chuck Farrell and David Leonard arrived within a minute and found the boat still on its side and two men in the water.  The victims were yelling that a third person […]
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Deceased Man Recovered from Ship Canal

Seattle Police Harbor Patrol officers responded with Seattle Fire around 7:12 a.m. this morning to a report of a body floating in the Ship Canal. Harbor officers located the body of an adult man floating in a cove just west of the Fremont Bridge. Officers transported the body to the Harbor Station and called for […]
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Cops Beach Boat To Bring Kids Ashore

Harbor Officers helped three kayakers to shore Sunday when their group of 21 people ran into trouble on Lake Union. Harbor Officers Eric Salisbury and Thoms Monroe responded to a report that a kayak had overturned in South Lake Union at 10:30 am.  Officers found and righted the kayak, and pulled a person from the water, and […]
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No One Injured After Seaplane Capsizes in Lake Union

Seattle Police Harbor rescued two men from Lake Union after their Seaplane flipped over during taxiing Saturday afternoon. Police Harbor began hearing other boaters on the emergency radio channel around 12:10 PM. Rescuers were on their way to the incident before the first 911 call was placed. Officers arrived and got both occupants of the seaplane […]
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Boat Collision on Lake Washington with Two Injured and One Deceased (Update)

(Update) The man piloting the motorboat in last night’s boat collision, a 46 year-old from Renton, has been booked into King County Jail on Homicide by Motorcraft. Further charges may be pending in this ongoing investigation. A 24 year-old female died as a result of her injuries sustained in a boat collision on Lake Washington […]
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Harbor Officers Rescue Three People After Boat Overturns

A quick response by Seattle Police Harbor officers, along with help from some good citizens, makes for a happy ending. On September 17th at approximately 7:00 p.m. Harbor officers responded to the area of south Lake Union for the report of a 14-foot boat that had overturned with the occupants in the water.  Harbor officers, […]
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Seattle Police Divers Rescue Man in Distress in Lake Union

Seattle Police Harbor officers rescued a man in distress in South Lake Union yesterday afternoon. On August 3rd at approximately 1:00 p.m. a witness called 911 to report that an intoxicated male suspect was trespassing on a boat docked behind Daniel’s Broiler in Chandler’s Cove Marina.  At 2:10 p.m. witnesses called 911 to report that […]
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Harbor Officers Rescue Trapped Dog From Capsized Boat

Seattle Police Harbor officers rescued a trapped dog tonight after responding to a capsized boat on Lake Washington. At approximately 7:50 p.m. Harbor officers responded to the report of a capsized boat in the middle of Lake Washington near the Windermere neighborhood. Upon arrival, three adults from the capsized boat had been picked up by […]
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Boat Collision on Lake Washington

Harbor officers are actively investigating a boat collision on Lake Washington that occurred early this evening. At approximately 6:25 p.m. patrol and Harbor Unit officers responded to a report of a collision between two power boats about a quarter mile off shore of the Atlantic City boat ramp (9500 Rainier Avenue South).  Preliminary investigation indicates that […]
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2nd Annual Ethnic Community Police Appreciation Night

You are cordially invited to join Mayor McGinn, Chief John Diaz and 14 ethnic Chambers of Commerce and Community groups to thank the men and women in uniform. “This is a great opportunity to show your support to the men and women of this department who do amazing work in this city each and every day”, […]
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