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Masked, Fully-Clothed Gunman Celebrates the 4th By Holding Up Strip Club

Instead of celebrating in traditional fashion with a barbecue, family gathering and fireworks, one man commemorated the birth of our nation by robbing a Lake City strip club at gunpoint on Friday. Just before 10:30 AM on July 4th, the suspect approached the manager of Dreamgirls club as he was… [ Keep reading ]

Man Struck By Gunfire During Rainier Beach Rolling Gun Battle

Around 7:15 pm Sunday, suspects in two cars traveling near Rainer Ave. South and 56th Ave S. opened fire on each other, significantly injuring a passenger in one of the two vehicles. The driver of the car with the injured passenger fled the area, but lost control and crashed into… [ Keep reading ]

Man and Woman Shot in West Seattle

A man and woman arrived at Valley Medical Center today claiming they had been shot in West Seattle at 2:15 p.m. The couple was driving in the 9400 block of 15 Ave. S.W. when they were shot at by a group of males. One of the bullets struck the man… [ Keep reading ]

Officer Suspended Without Pay Following Child Molestation Charges

I have just been informed that the Snohomish County Prosecutor has filed charges against a Seattle police officer for multiple counts of Child Molestation and Communicating with a Minor for Immoral Purposes. As Chief, and as a parent, I am deeply troubled by these allegations. I have immediately ordered suspension… [ Keep reading ]

“I’ve Got a Pistol, Too” Man Tells Police Before Officer-Involved Shooting

After leading Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers on a high-speed chase from Tacoma to Seattle, a 35-year-old suspect ditched his truck ran through yards the Beacon Hill neighborhood. There, he hid inside a shed, and warned approaching officers “I’ve got a pistol, too.” After the suspect refused to step out from inside the shed… [ Keep reading ]

Central District Double Murder Suspect Now Wanted for Robbery In New Jersey

Seattle police are working with the US Marshals and law enforcement on the east coast to locate Ali Muhammed Brown, 30, who is wanted for the murder of two men in the Central District last month. Brown appears to be continuing his crime spree on the east coast, and is… [ Keep reading ]

A Man Was Shot and Killed After He Pointed a Gun At Officers

A man in his 30’s was shot and killed late last night after he aimed a gun at officers.  On 7/1/14, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Washington State Patrol Troopers (WSP) was involved in a pursuit of a white pickup truck Northbound, near the Pierce/King County line. The vehicle-occupied by an… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested For Attacking Deputy During Fatal SODO Confrontation

Seattle police booked a 23-year-old man into the King County Jail Monday after he grabbed a King County Sheriff’s Deputy during a fatal confrontation with a gunman at a SODO transit hub Monday evening. Police also found the 23-year-old man was carrying a handgun during the incident. The incident began just before 4:15 PM when three unarmed… [ Keep reading ]

Leave the Fireworks to the Pros and Come Enjoy the 4th at Lake Union

Neighborhoods to the north of Gas Works Park (from North 40th Street to North Northlake Way) will be closed to all but local access traffic starting at noon. Valley Street will be closed from Westlake to Fairview all day–from 12:01 a.m. to midnight. Expect heavy congestion in the neighborhoods surrounding Lake Union. Officers will… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Celebrates 40 Years of Pride

Seattle police were on hand at the Seattle Pride parade over the weekend to help celebrate Pride’s 40th year and show they’re a part of the community they serve: