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Archives for May 18, 2012 7:56 pm

The Week In Crime: Shootings, Road Rampages, and Synchronicity

There was a strange sort of synchronicity in some of the 6,611 incidents police responded to in the last week. On May 12, a man in his 20s was wounded in a shooting in the parking lot of a south Seattle restaurant near Rainier Avenue and S. Fisher Place. Four days later, a… [ Keep reading ]

Can You Identify this Armed Bank Robber?

On May 18th at approximately 3:16 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call of a bank robbery in the 1000 block of 8th Avenue North.  The suspect entered the bank and walked up to a teller counter.  The suspect implied he had a gun and after receiving an undisclosed amount… [ Keep reading ]

Updated post on Seattle Police Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

The community and law enforcement gathered together to remember those Seattle Police officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice at a ceremony this afternoon at Forest Lawn Cemetery.  Here are a few photos from this afternoon’s event.  Photos are courtesy of David Rosen – SlickPix Photography – West Seattle Herald.

Woman Stabbed Near Northgate Transit Center

On May 18th at approximately 4:34 p.m. officers responded to 1st Avenue NE and NE 103rd Street for the report of a stabbing.  Officers located a teen-aged female victim who had sustained multiple stab wounds.  SFD medics are on scene treating the victim at this time. The suspect, who remains… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Scammed out of $70,000 in Cash & Jewelry

On May 8th at approximately 10:00 a.m. the 72-year-old female victim was walking down the sidewalk near 5th Avenue South and South King Street.  Two unknown female suspects in their 50’s approached the victim and told her that her family was in danger (as they walked through the International District… [ Keep reading ]

Man Takes Police On Wild Ride Through The Central District

Bottles were thrown, cars crashed, sparks flew, and a felon was arrested with a gun late after a family dispute at a Central District home turned ugly Thursday night. Around 11pm on May 18, SPD received reports of a loud argument, a man carrying a gun, and someone yelling “call police” at… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Suspect In Violent New Holly Robbery

Robbery detectives have arrested a 19-year-old man suspected of violently attacking and robbing a woman outside of her south Seattle home late last month. On April 23, two men approached a woman outside her home near 34th Place S. and Holly Park Drive S., and shoved her into a wall…. [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Police Department is now taking applications for the Eleven-Week Community Police Academy

Want to learn about being a police officer?  What is CSI?  What does I & R stand for?  What’s a DOA?  The Seattle Police Department is now taking applications for the fall Community Police Academy that begins Thursday, September 6, 2012.  Classes are held once a week for eleven-weeks from… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Officer’s Memorial Remembrance today at Forest Lawn

The 2012 Seattle Police Memorial Remembrance will take place this afternoon at 1:00 pm at Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Seattle.  The memorial ceremony honors the sacrifices of our fallen Seattle Police officers. This is the fourth annual ceremony held in Seattle, and it shows local support for Seattle Police officers as… [ Keep reading ]