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Please Plan Ahead for Traffic Impacts on #MayDaySea 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday, is May Day, which means you’ll see a large crowd winding its way through the Central District and downtown Seattle throughout the day as police escort demonstrators from the El Comité May Day March for Worker and Immigrant Rights through the city. On Tuesday, May 1, travelers can expect *at least*… [ Keep reading ]

Train/Pedestrian Fatality Collision Investigation

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) are conducting their investigation following a fatality collision between a BNSF train and a pedestrian on the main tracks at 3rd Avenue South and South Holgate Street. Just before midnight on Friday, April 27th, Seattle Police and Fire responded to the collision. … [ Keep reading ]

Great Work, We’re Hiring and Puppy Love

Recognizing Great Work It’s always a pleasure to recognize great work! Dispatcher Knick from our 911 Call Center was off-duty when she helped police track a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run collision. Thanks for going above and beyond! — Chief Carmen Best (@carmenbest) April 23, 2018 I’m so very… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Shot Inside Rainier Beach Apartment Building

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot inside a Rainier Beach apartment building Thursday evening. At approximately 5:45 pm, officers responded to reports that a person had been shot inside the building in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South.  Officers found the victim in the building’s parking lot and… [ Keep reading ]

Teen Arrested For Cellphone Robbery in Wedgwood

Officers and a K9 team tracked down a teenaged robber Wednesday night in Wedgwood after he stole two cellphones from a woman and tried to hide in a greenbelt. The victim was walking near 35th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 82nd Street just before 8pm when the teen grabbed the phones… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested After Fleeing Stolen Car in South Seattle

South Precinct officers arrested a 29-year-old man after he led them on a foot chase after fleeing a stolen car last night in the Rainier Valley. Shortly after 6:00 pm, officers were patrolling near Rainier Avenue South and South Holly Street when they routinely ran a license plate of a vehicle. … [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested After Burglarizing Rainier Valley Business

At approximately 1:30 am Tuesday South Precinct officers responded to a store in the 4400 block of Rainier Avenue South for a report of a broken window.  Officers arrived and saw that an upper window had been broken, but it was unclear if entry into the business had been made. … [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Warrant Suspect, Recover Gun During West Seattle Proactive Patrol

Officers patrolling a West Seattle shopping area arrested a man and recovered a firearm after he attempted to flee when they recognized that he had warrants. Officers patrolling Westwood Village as a part of an ongoing effort to curb car break-ins and auto theft spotted a vehicle they recognized that… [ Keep reading ]

National Drug Take Back Day is This Saturday, April 28th

This Saturday the Seattle Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are hosting the 14th semi-annual event to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by disposing of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted drugs. This Saturday, April 28th, the city’s five precincts will serve as drop-off locations between 10… [ Keep reading ]

Newest K-9 Team Successfully Track Two Suspects in One Night

One of the newest K-9 teams, Officer Ryan Huteson and his partner, Delta, have only been working the streets as a team for a few months.  However, earlier this month the team completed two separate, successful tracks that resulted in the arrests of the suspects in one shift. On April 13th, shortly… [ Keep reading ]