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Archives for March 2016

UPDATE: Two Arrested After Exchange of Gunshots in the Dunlap Neighborhood

ORIGINAL POST: Officers are investigating after a man was shot in the hand while in a parking lot in Rainier Beach. Witnesses began calling 911 just before 2 today after hearing shots fired in the 9200 block of Rainier Ave S.  Officers arrived quickly and found the 22-year-old victim in the… [ Keep reading ]

Fatality Collision Investigation at Boren and James Overnight, Driver Arrested

Detectives are conducting their investigation of a fatality collision that occurred shortly after midnight at Boren Avenue and James Street.  One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another person is in custody. At approximately 12:15 am, an Acura sedan was travelling at a high rate of speed westbound… [ Keep reading ]

Update: Two In Custody After Student Robbed On Way to School

Update: Officers arrested two teens after they robbed one teen and attempted to rob a second teen Tuesday afternoon. Officers received a call from a second victim at 3:30 PM who said he was walking home from high school when he was approached by two teens who matched the description of the… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Announces Initiative to Prevent Overdose Deaths

Bike officers to be trained and equipped with Nasal Naloxone Today the Seattle Police Department, together with The Marah Project and the University of Washington announced an initiative equipping bike officers with Nasal Naloxone (also known as Narcan) in an effort to decrease deaths from opiate overdoses. This program updates… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seek Leads On Masked Masturbator In University District

Police are hoping you can help identify a masked man caught on camera exposing himself outside a University District home. Seattle police first received a report of the man’s lewd behavior on January 10th after a woman called 911 and said she had just seen the suspect masturbating outside the front door of… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Quickly Arrest Suspect In Belltown Robbery

Police quickly tracked down a suspected robber this morning after he held a man up at knifepoint in Belltown. Just before 1:00 AM, the 38-year old victim was entering his workplace in the 2800 Block of 1st Avenue when the suspect ran up to him and grabbed his messenger bag. The suspect then flashed a… [ Keep reading ]

Robbers Arrested For Ruining Man’s Vacation

Officers arrested two people following an early morning robbery Wednesday in downtown Seattle. At approximately 8:00 am,  the victim was attempting to enter the bus tunnel elevator at 4th Avenue and Pine Street on his way to the airport on vacation, but found his path blocked by a woman standing… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Partners with Transgender Community on New Policy

Today, Seattle Police Department released a training video produced in partnership with members of the transgender community, highlighting the steps officers will take to ensure transgender individuals are treated with dignity and respect during all contacts with police. The video, produced by the department’s Education and Training Section, was prepared… [ Keep reading ]

Burglars So Thorny After Being Arrested In Beacon Hill Blackberry Brambles

Officers arrested a trio of burglars Wednesday after they tried to flee from police through a bramble-filled greenbelt on Beacon Hill. Police received calls from neighbors in the 6000 block of 32nd Avenue South shortly after 12 PM after they spotted the suspects climbing over a fence into the yard of… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested After Robbing Teen In University District

Officers arrested one suspect and are searching for a second after a 16-year-old boy was robbed Tuesday night in the University District. A teenage boy was walking home through Cowen Park around 9 PM when two men approached him. One of the suspects pulled out a knife while the other began rummaging through… [ Keep reading ]