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Archives for September 21, 2015 4:47 pm

Seattle Police Receive $600,000 Federal Grant For Body Cameras

SEATTLE (Sept. 21, 2015) – Today, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded the Seattle Police Department (SPD) a $600,000 grant to implement an expanded body-worn camera program. “Today’s announcement by the Justice Department is a huge boost to the Seattle Police Department’s efforts to improve community policing and strengthen accountability,”… [ Keep reading ]

Q&A On What To Expect During This Week’s Chinese Delegation Visit

In an effort to cut through the confusion surrounding the Chinese delegation visit we have assembled answers to the most common questions posed to us. We will also have officers canvasing around the affected area handing out fliers explaining what to expect. Question: How exactly will Secret Service/SPD be enforcing… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Save Woman Trapped Under Overturned Boat

A Seattle police dive team pulled a woman from choppy waters in Lake Washington Sunday evening after her 21-foot catamaran flipped in high winds. Harbor Officers Chuck Farrell and David Leonard arrived within a minute and found the boat still on its side and two men in the water.  The victims were… [ Keep reading ]

Cops Arrest Three, Seize Gun For Capitol Hill Fight

Officers arrested three men and seized a handgun after a fight at bar closing early Sunday on Capitol Hill. Police received a report of an assault around 2 AM Sunday in the 1400 block of 10th Avenue, where they found a bloodied man on the ground and three suspects attempting… [ Keep reading ]

Cops Arrest Man Following Drunken Wedding Brawl on Capitol Hill

Police arrested one man for assault on Capitol Hill Friday night after things got a bit rowdy at a wedding reception. Officers were walking an emphasis patrol beat around 10 PM on Capitol Hill when they spotted a group of apparently intoxicated people fighting in a stairwell at the Century… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Strong-Arm Robbery Suspect in Central District

Police arrested a suspect in a strong-arm robbery in the Central District Friday night. Officers responded to the bus stop in the 1400 block of 23 Ave S just before 8 PM. The victim told officers that a man asked to borrow his cell phone. He obliged but when he asked for… [ Keep reading ]