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17-yr-old male stabbed**UPDATE

On 7/1/11, just shortly before 9:00 p.m., officers responded to Golden Gardens Pk to a report of a stabbing. According to witnesses the two combatants were arguing, which lead to a fight and the subsequent stabbing. Officers arrived and found a 17-yr-old male with multiple stab wounds to the stomach… [ Keep reading ]

It’s a boy!

On June 29th at approximately 1:00 p.m. a parking enforcement officer (PEO) was in the process of writing a ticket in the 900 block of 9th Avenue when he noticed a man waving at him from a vehicle stopped on the southeast corner of the intersection of 9th Avenue and Madison Street.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Fourth of July safety message

The Seattle Police Department and Seattle Fire Department would like to remind the public that fireworks are illegal in the City of Seattle. The possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling and use of fireworks are prohibited. Fireworks offenses are gross misdemeanors punishable by up to one year in jail and/or a… [ Keep reading ]

OPA Auditor’s Report is now available

Seattle Police Department Office of Professional Accountability Semi‐Annual Report of the Civilian Auditor, December, 2010 – May, 2011 is now available.  Here is a preview: We give police significant power; the power to deprive individuals of their liberty and to use physical force, including the taking of life where necessary. … [ Keep reading ]

Homicide investigation closed

The SPD Homicide investigation from earlier in the week is now no longer a homicide investigation.  The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has informed detectives that the cause of death was not by violence, but rather by natural causes.  The case has been closed.

July 5th parade, expect delays

Large Weekday Parade on Fifth Avenue Tuesday, July 5th Plan ahead to avoid delays (Originally posted by SDOT) On Tuesday, July 5th, more than 12,000 Lions Clubs members from over 100 countries will march along Fifth Avenue in the Lions Clubs International Parade of Nations. The Seattle Department of Transportation… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle gives parking scofflaws the boot starting July 5, 2011

Pay outstanding parking tickets now and save money;  collection fees and interest waived through July 15 if tickets are paid in full SEATTLE – Beginning July 5, 2011, scofflaw vehicles – those with four or more overdue, unpaid parking tickets – found in public right-of-way may get the boot, a… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery near Convention Center

On July 1st, at approximately 12:30 AM, East Precinct officers responded to Swedish Hospital to take a robbery report from a victim.  The victim stated that he had been walking on the street near the Convention Center overpass in the 700 Block of Pike Street when he was confronted by an… [ Keep reading ]

Attempted robbery on Capitol Hill

On June 30th, at approximately 11:30 PM, East Precinct officers responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery that had just occurred in the 1400 Block of Madison Street.   The victim called 911 to report that she had just been accosted by an unknown suspect as she was walking… [ Keep reading ]