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Shooting in Beacon Hill is now a Homicide

Homicide detectives are actively investigating a murder that occurred in Beacon Hill.  On February 4th at approximately 5:39 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call of a man shot in the 2400 block of South Columbian Way.  The victim, a 38-year-old male, was in front of his house when he was… [ Keep reading ]

Privacy Concerns, Black Bars, and Seattle’s Municipal Mesh Net Project

As you may have heard last week, the Seattle Police Department is leading a city effort to install a wireless “mesh network” of 160 wireless access points and miles of fiber optic cable around the city, as well as 30 cameras along the Seattle’s shoreline. The Mesh Network was designed as… [ Keep reading ]

Hostage Negotiator talks armed man out of South Seattle home

A man showed up to his parent’s South Seattle home armed with a handgun and demanded money. This morning at 4:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a house in the 104 block of 57th Ave south to a report from the suspect’s mother that he was at the door demanding money from… [ Keep reading ]