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Chief O’Toole on Latest Federal Monitor Report on Crisis Intervention

The Seattle Police Department is moving forward with reform as noted by the Federal Monitor’s filing today. The Monitoring Team acknowledged strides SPD has taken in how we engage persons in crisis. Per the report, officers used force against individuals in crisis less than two percent of the time, all… [ Keep reading ]

Nine-Time Felon Caught By K9 After Rocketing Down Rainier

A Seattle police K9 team found a nine-time felon under a car early Sunday after officers spotted him speeding through South Seattle. The 25-year-old man first caught the attention of SPD Gang Unit detectives Jon Huber and Ben Hughey around 1 AM when they noticed his green Dodge Dynasty rocketing down Rainier at… [ Keep reading ]