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Archives for November 16, 2017 4:22 pm

Man Arrested, AR-15 Rifle Seized After He Threatens to “Engage the Artillery” at Seattle Church

Police arrested a 25-year-old Covington man and seized his AR-15 rifle this week after he sent a series of escalating messages to pastors at a University District church invoking a recent mass shooting at a Texas church and telling them it was “time to engage the artillery and kill you… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested Following Brighton Cigarette Robbery

Officers arrested a man Tuesday after he robbed a Brighton neighborhood store at knifepoint. A store clerk in the 6600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South called 911 Tuesday night just before 8 p.m. to report that the store he works at had been robbed at knife point.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Move Left For First Responders Working to Clear Crash Scenes

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) declared November 13 – 19, Traffic Incident Response Week, to highlight the work first responders do to keep the public safe. Seattle Police, Seattle Fire, and Seattle Department of Transportation employees respond to crashes every day. The City of Seattle recognized that this can be a dangerous… [ Keep reading ]

Chief O’Toole’s Statement on Juvenile Justice Reform

I wholeheartedly support this bold step to transform the way our community handles juvenile offenders. Credible research suggests that we can reduce crime by bringing a rehabilitative, public health approach to juvenile justice. In addition to the change that’s being announced today, I also believe we must continue to expand… [ Keep reading ]