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SPD in the Community April 19th

Chief’s Awards In December 2018, Mr. Nelson heard a commotion in the hallway near his classroom and immediately ran to help. He witnessed a dog biting the hand of a student and pulling at her. The dog had apparently bitten several students. Mr. Nelson grabbed the dog by the scruff… [ Keep reading ]

Man With Stab Wounds Arrested for Robbery

A wounded and bloodied 28-year-old man told police he’d been stabbed by a woman about an hour before he was arrested by police for attempting to rob a man outside a South Seattle gas station. He did not say why he’d been stabbed. Just after midnight, police were called to… [ Keep reading ]

Police Cancel Man’s Impromptu Barbecue

Officers splashed water on a man’s plan for an impromptu barbecue in the International District’s Hing Hay Park Wednesday night. Police responded to Hing Hay Park in the 400 block of Maynard Avenue South around 8:30 PM after a witness called and expressed consternation over a growing conflagration. Officers arrived… [ Keep reading ]

Police Called to Pea Patch Skirmish

Police were called to a dispute at a West Seattle pea patch on Wednesday after a gardener hosed down a man who tried to treat the patch as his personal compost bin. Just before 4:30 PM, officers responded to the 5000 block of 25th Avenue Southwest and met with the… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested For Warrant, Stolen Credit Cards In Greenlake Neighborhood

Officers arrested a 50-year-old man in the Greenlake neighborhood for a robbery warrant and possessing stolen credit cards after a report of a disturbance. The manager of a business called 911 after an unknown man threw some items narrowly missing one of his employees in the 9100 block of Aurora… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Carmen Best to Serve as Co-Chair of the Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force

The Seattle Police Department is honored to announce that Chief Carmen Best will serve as co-chair for the Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force (LEITF). The LEITF is made up of 116 law enforcement officials from across the country. Task Force members are committed to protecting all members of their communities,… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATED: Can You Help Police ID Rainier Valley Purse Snatcher?

UPDATE 4/25: Detectives have obtained images of a suspect in this case and are asking for the public’s help identifying him. If you recognize him, please call SPD’s Robbery Unit at 206 684 5535. SPD Robbery investigators are seeking the public’s help as they seek to identify a man suspected… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Two Suspects Following Assault in Encampment This Morning

Two male suspects are in custody following an assault that occurred earlier today in the wooded area between Airport Way South and Interstate 5. At about 9:20 this morning, South Precinct officers responded to the area just east of Airport Way South and South Lucille Street for a reported assault…. [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Monday Night South Park Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a 17-year-old male was shot twice in the South Park neighborhood Monday night. Just before 10 p.m. Monday, officers were dispatched to reports of a male who had been shot in the 1200 block of South Cloverdale Street. Officers arrived at the same time as Medics… [ Keep reading ]

Felony Assault Suspect Arrested Following Standoff with Police Last Night in International District

An assault suspect was arrested last night after he reportedly beat another man with a wooden or metal pole, sending the victim to the hospital with broken bones. The suspect, reportedly armed with a handgun, fled to a nearby group of tents where he barricaded himself and refused to follow… [ Keep reading ]