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Archives for January 2018

Detectives Investigating Fatal Collision on Seaview Avenue

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) are investigating an early morning fatal car/bicycle collision on Seaview Avenue NW. At approximately 4:30 am Sunday, officers responded to reports of a collision between a car and a man on a bicycle in the 7000 block of Seaview Avenue NW.  Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Man Stabbed Inside Capitol Hill Apartment, Officers Arrest Suspect

A 30-year-old suspect is in custody and a 29-year-old man is recovering at the hospital following a disturbance inside a Capitol Hill apartment late Thursday night. Shortly before midnight, East Precinct officers responded to an unknown disturbance at an apartment building in the 200 block of 10th Avenue East.  A… [ Keep reading ]

Coffee With A Cop: Chinatown International District

Great conversation and community at our Chinatown International District Coffee with A Cop earlier this week in Little Saigon.  Patrol officers, along with the community police team and crime prevention coordinators from the East and West precincts met with community members to discuss public safety and further community engagement. Keep… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Best’s Statement on SPD’s Full and Effective Compliance With the Consent Decree

I am thrilled to announce that this afternoon at 3:00, the federal court overseeing our reforms entered an order finding the Seattle Police Department in full and effective compliance with all core areas of the Consent Decree.  To all of you who have worked so hard, my deep, heartfelt congratulations,… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating West Seattle Home Invasion Robbery

Robbery detectives are investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred on January 4th in the Puget Ridge neighborhood in West Seattle. On Thursday, just before noon, Southwest Precinct officers were dispatched to a robbery call in the 5200 block of 18th Avenue SW.  The call indicated that four suspects, armed… [ Keep reading ]

Thieves Caught After Homeowner Spots Them on Surveillance Cameras

A pair of thieves were arrested Wednesday outside a South Seattle home after a homeowner spotted them on surveillance cameras creeping around her yard. The homeowner called police around 8pm and said that, although she was not home, she had seen several suspects break a lock on her fence and… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Carmen Best Appointed Leadership Council Chair of United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Seattle

The Seattle Police Department is honored to announce that Chief Carmen Best was appointed Chair of the Seattle United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Leadership Council. “The Seattle Police Department has worked incredibly hard to ensure our youth has access to the opportunities they deserve,” said Chief Carmen Best. “For more… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seek Public’s Assistance Identifying Robbery Suspects

Seattle Police robbery detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted for a pair of robberies last Friday, December 29th. Authorities also believe the same suspects are responsible for two robberies in Stanwood earlier this week. Early Friday morning, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery… [ Keep reading ]

Multiple Guns Recovered Following Domestic Violence Arrest

Domestic violence detectives are investigating after a woman was assaulted and multiple firearms were recovered from an East precinct home Sunday evening. Officers responded to a home in the East precinct Sunday at 8:50 p.m. for a report of a domestic violence disturbance.  When officers arrived they spoke with a woman… [ Keep reading ]

Message from Interim Chief Carmen Best

Following is a message that Interim Chief Carmen Best shared with employees earlier this morning. Hello everyone, and Happy New Year. I have had the pleasure of working with you for the past 26 years. There is no greater honor than to serve as your Chief. I want to thank… [ Keep reading ]