Woman Injured in Tuesday Night Aurora Shooting

Police are investigating after a woman was shot in the leg in North Seattle Tuesday night. At 8:00 p.m, a 911 caller reported she had been shot in the 9700 block of Aurora Avenue North. When officers arrived, she provided a limited suspect description but declined to provide any information… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Guns, Safe Full of Cash and Drugs From Stolen Trailer in Northlake

Police recovered two handguns and a safe full of cash and drugs after spotting a stolen trailer in Northlake last week. Around 9 AM on October 14th, patrol officers spotted a camper trailer with drilled-out locks parked in the 2100 block of North Northlake Way. Officers discovered the trailer had… [ Keep reading ]

Department Statement On Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Status

As of midnight, all but six Seattle Police Department employees have submitted their COVID-19 vaccination forms or are involved in an accommodation process, per city mandate. For those six employees, the separation process has begun. That legal process includes a mandatory Loudermill hearing. For more information, please see the SPD Manual. https://www.seattle.gov/police-manual/title-2—department-employment/2030—retirements-and-separations Meanwhile, 103 sworn and civilian SPD employees submitted requests for either a medical or religious exemption. While away from… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Stolen Star Wars LEGO Sets in Operation: MandalOrganized Retail Theft

Police arrested a downtown store owner and recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen goods after a prolific thief, and a determined security guard, led investigators to disassemble a LEGO trafficking operation brick by brick. The investigation — dubbed Operation: MandalOrganized Retail Theft — began in late July, when a… [ Keep reading ]

Two Shot, Suspects Arrested in CID Robbery

Police arrested the suspects in a robbery and shooting, which left two people injured in the Chinatown-International District on Saturday afternoon.  At approximately 12:15 p.m., police responded to 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street for reports of gunfire. Police arrived and found a woman and man, both with gunshot… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Launches New Community Feedback Data Page, Seattle U Begins 7th Annual Public Safety Survey

The Seattle Police Department is working with social scientists to reach, and listen to, a broader range of voices in our community. Police have long relied on 9-1-1 calls and reports as a primary means of identifying priorities. But 9-1-1 and police reports don’t always tell the whole story. SPD is partnered with research groups at Seattle University and Zencity… [ Keep reading ]

COVID-19 Impacts to Seattle Police Personnel

The following information is accurate as of 10/15/2021 Seattle Police Department (SPD) employees in either Quarantine or Isolation: 1 SPD employees who have returned to work based on Public Health guidelines: 1,417 SPD employees who have tested positive for COVID-19: 169 SPD employees who have been tested at our First… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured in Thursday Afternoon Shooting in Columbia City

Police are investigating after a man was shot in Columbia City Thursday afternoon. At 1:23 p.m., police responded to a report of shots heard near the intersection of 36th Avenue South and South Adams Street. Officers located a crime scene, but no victims. A witness told officers someone had driven… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrives at Hospital with Gunshot Wound to Face

Police are investigating after a man was dropped off at a hospital with a gunshot wound to his face Thursday afternoon. At approximately 12:15 p.m., a man arrived at Harborview Medical Center with an apparently non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his face. The man told officers he had been shot in… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seize Drugs, Puppies at Queen Anne Motel Wednesday Night

Police seized fentanyl pills, methamphetamine, and seven dogs while serving a warrant at a motel in Queen Anne Wednesday night. As part of a narcotics investigation, officers served a warrant at a motel room in the 2400 block of Aurora Avenue North. Police seized approximately 2,200 fentanyl pills, 405 grams… [ Keep reading ]