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Detective Says Anarchist Taggers “Made It Very Clear They Were Going To Cause Trouble” Before May Day

In the months leading up to Tuesday’s May Day demonstrations, Seattle Police Department Graffiti Detective Chris Young saw a dramatic uptick in “anarchist graffiti” across the city. “There’s was a lot of [anarchist taggingi] all of a sudden in March,” Det. Young says. “They were pretty indiscriminate. They would hit… [ Keep reading ]

5th Annual Breakfast with the Chief

On May 3rd the Seattle Police Foundation (SPF) hosted the 5th Annual Breakfast with the Chief at the Downtown Sheraton Hotel.  Attendees heard from Seattle Police Department’s Chief of Police John Diaz and all five precinct captains about the current state of affairs in public safety and the importance of… [ Keep reading ]

Man Sustains Minor Injuries In Belltown Stabbing

Officers were called to a Belltown apartment building last night after a tenant claimed he “attacked without reason” by a man on the street. When officers arrived at the apartment building—on 1st Avenue and Blanchard Street—around midnight, they found the victim with a golf ball-sized bloodstain on his shirt, and… [ Keep reading ]