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Archives for October 2015

Man Shot in Leg in Fremont After Argument

Detectives are investigating after a 47-year-old man was shot in the leg just after 11 PM Thursday night in the 900 block of N 46 St. Police responded to a report of a male limping off after a shot was heard. Officers found the victim who did not want to provide any… [ Keep reading ]

Two Seriously Injured Following Early Morning Crash

Detectives are investigating after a car rolled over while traveling along Rainier Ave. S. 1 AM Thursday. Detectives believe the mid-90’s Buick Park Avenue was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed when it struck a concrete barrier in the 9700 block of Rainier Ave. S.  Officers found a… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Missing Baby Safely Returned

UPDATE: The parents of missing 2-month-old have turned her over to authorities in Kittitas County. Police have not arrested the parents but continue to investigate. Seattle Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a two-month-old baby girl, whose parents failed to turn her over to protective custody. The baby was… [ Keep reading ]

Chief O’Toole Thanks COO Wagers for Contributions to SPD

I would like to announce the soon-departure of Chief Operating Officer Mike Wagers and thank him for his tremendous contributions toward making the SPD a national model for urban policing. I’ve known and worked with Mike since he was a Ph.D. student at Rutgers University. When Mayor Ed Murray announced… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Department Launches Crime Data Dashboard

Today, the Seattle Police Department launched its Crime Data Dashboard, giving Seattle residents access to the same statistical information on incidents of property and violent crime used by SPD commanders, officers and analysts to direct police patrols. “This tool provides Seattle residents with unprecedented transparency and accessibility to accurate and… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Searching For Man Who Groped Two Women In Ballard Tuesday

Officers are searching for a man after he groped two people just blocks apart in Ballard Tuesday morning. Ballard High School security called 911 after one of their female students reported a man in the parking lot had grabbed her buttocks as she was walking into the school at 11:30 am.  The student… [ Keep reading ]

Man In Crisis Surrenders to Police After Brief Standoff in West Seattle

Seattle police negotiators convinced a West Seattle man in crisis to surrender to officers Tuesday afternoon following a domestic violence incident. Police responded to a call about a domestic disturbance at a home in the 3700 block of southwest 106th Street just after 4:15 PM, and learned the man was… [ Keep reading ]

Dog Saves House From Burglar, Cops Save Dog From House

Officers crawled through a shattered window at a Mount Baker home Monday to rescue a dog, who had injured herself while scaring off a suspected burglar. Police believe the burglar turned tail and ran from a home in the 4100 block of 43rd Avenue South around 2 PM after coming face to… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Investigating Attempted Luring In South Seattle

Officers are investigating after a 13-year-old girl reported an attempted luring in the Beacon Hill neighborhood Monday morning. School officials called 911 after the teen told them she was approached by a man in a black SUV at Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. and S. Orcas St. as she was… [ Keep reading ]

Police Catch Burglar In the Act at Magnolia Apartment

A Magnolia couple barricaded themselves inside their bedroom early Saturday and called police after awaking to the sounds of someone creeping through their apartment. Officers responded to the apartment in the 3000 block of 21st Avenue West around 1 AM and immediately spotted a man with a flashlight wandering around inside the… [ Keep reading ]