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Archives for June 2012

Anarchists disrupt Pride Weekend, six arrested

Just after midnight this morning a group began to assemble for a “flash mob”  at the corner of 12th and Madison.  This was during the annual Pride Festival Weekend, so there were a lot of people out on the streets and a number of officers assigned to the event.  The group… [ Keep reading ]

Fake cop arrested by real cops

A dangerous individual is off the street and safely behind bars, thanks to SPD Sexual Assault detectives. A 31 year old man was arrested earlier this evening for using the guise of a police officer and then sexually assaulting a woman in North Seattle on June 15th.  SAU detectives were… [ Keep reading ]

Spd Officers Say: It Gets Better

Just in time for the Seattle Pride Parade, a group of LGBT Seattle Police officers have shared their stories about coming out to their families, and their experiences within SPD, in a video for the It Gets Better Project. Around 40 members of the department, and their families, will also participate… [ Keep reading ]

South Seattle disturbance, child reportedly taken, now found safe

This morning at 10:46 am, officers responded to a reported domestic disturbance involving a man, woman, and a 8 month old child at the Safeway parking lot in the 3800 Block of Rainier Avenue South.  The woman stated that her estranged boyfriend had intentionally hit her vehicle, and then took their… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired in Westlake Park, one person arrested

An officer was at 4th and Pine shortly after midnight when he heard at least four gunshots and saw several people running from Westlake Park.  The officer advised radio of the incident and several other witnesses called 911.  Additional officers responded to the area.  Officers saw several men in a verbal… [ Keep reading ]

Update to Lake City shooting, suspect turned himself in to police

The suspect wanted for the earlier shooting in Lake City this afternoon turned himself in to the Lake Forest Park Police Department shortly after 6:00 pm.  Lake Forest Park Police contacted Seattle Police and Gang Unit detectives responded and took custody of the suspect.  He was transported to the Gang… [ Keep reading ]

$43,000 Worth of Tickets Stolen

A man reported a $43,000 theft in sports tickets from a car prowl south of downtown (SODO).  At approximately 1:18 a.m. officers responded to a report of a car prowl in the SODO district.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim parked his car in a garage in the 1500 block of Utah Avenue South while attending a… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting in Lake City

Two men have been shot in the Lake City neighborhood and officers are actively searching for the suspects and suspect vehicle. On June 21st at approximately 3:49 p.m. officers responded to the 12700 block of 30th Avenue NE for the report of shots fired and a man down.  Preliminary investigation indicates… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Says Violence Has Made Georgetown Club a “Chronic Nuisance”

Another problem nightclub in the South Precinct could soon be facing stiff fines if the club’s owners don’t clean up their act. Last week, the South Precinct’s Community Police Team sent a letter to the owners of a Georgetown property near E. Marginal Way S. and S. Myrtle Street, which… [ Keep reading ]

SPD response to City Auditor’s report on in-car video

Today the Seattle Office of the City Auditor released a report on the Seattle Police Department’s In-Car Video Program. The report can be viewed here: City Auditor’s Report on In-Car Video Program In December of 2011, the Office of Professional Accountability also released their own report on the Seattle Police… [ Keep reading ]