Suspect Sought After Man is Stabbed in International District

Police are seeking a suspect after  man was stabbed multiple times after he was involved in an altercation near 5th Avenue South and South Jackson Street Saturday evening. At around 6:15 pm officers were called to a report of a stabbing at that location.  The victim, a man in his late thirties, was stabbed multiple times by […]
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City Light Employee Under Investigation For Voyeurism

Detectives are investigating a case of suspected voyeurism at the Seattle City Light South Service Center, located in the 3600 block 4th Avenue S. A concealed camera was first discovered by a City Light employee on February 17, in a men’s restroom located in a restricted part of that facility. The employee removed the camera, […]
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Suspect Arrested For University District Sexual Assault

Update 2/28/2017: Police have linked a suspected burglar arrested Monday by North Precinct patrol officers to a sexual assault last Thursday near the University of Washington campus. On Monday, officers responded to a burglary in the 5600 block of 15 Ave NE and arrested a 33-year-old man for the break-in. Patrol officers believed the burglary suspect […]
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Washington State ICAC Arrest 11 Suspects in Multi-Agency Operation in Vancouver, WA

The following is a news release from the WA State ICAC Task Force, of which the Seattle Police Department is a partner: Member agencies of the Washington State Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force conducted a targeted operation in the Vancouver, WA area. This was a proactive investigation to locate and arrest individuals desiring to […]
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Seattle Police Department Joins John Jay Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice

The Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice announced Seattle as one of six cities selected to join New York City as part of the Network. The core sites, which Los Angeles, CA; Toledo, OH; Durham, NC; Prince George’s County, MD and St. Louis, MO will use data analytics to […]
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Robber Arrested, Police Seek Two Others, After Friday Home-Invasion

One man was arrested in Rainier Beach early Friday after a homeowner exchanged gunfire with a trio of suspected robbers. Shortly after 2:00 am on Friday morning, officers responded to a report of shots fired at a residence near 44th Avenue South and South Cloverdale Street.  Officers arrived quickly and located the residents, who reported that they had been […]
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SPD Partners with Starbucks to Expand ‘Coffee with a Cop’

Today the Seattle Police Department in partnership with Starbucks, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) launched the expansion of Coffee with a Cop, an initiative designed to encourage conversation and connection between police officers and community. “Community trust […]
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SPD Partners with Starbucks to Expand ‘Coffee with a Cop’

Today the Seattle Police Department in partnership with Starbucks, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) launched the expansion of Coffee with a Cop, an initiative designed to encourage conversation and connection between police officers and community. “Community trust […]
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Woman Reunited With Purse Thanks to Officer’s Selfie

A dispute between a Seattle ride-share driver and a visiting California woman was quickly resolved early Sunday when an SPD officer intervened with a texted selfie (#NoFilter). SPD Officer Eric Michl, a member of the DUI traffic squad, was working on Capitol Hill around 2 AM Sunday when a distraught woman approached him near Boylston Avenue […]
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