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Chief Best’s Message To SPD Personnel Regarding The Order U.S. District Judge James Robart Issued Today

The Court’s ruling today affirms both that the reforms put in place under the Consent Decree have truly taken root in our operations and that the Department has embraced a culture of continuous improvement and innovation. The Court has validated the hard work of many in our ranks over the… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested for Kidnapping After Stealing Truck, Trapping Worker in Cherry Picker

You know that recurring nightmare everyone–not just us–has where you’re trapped in the bucket of a truck’s cherry picker as the driver careens around, while you dangle helplessly over the road? Well, one man lived that nightmare last night in downtown Seattle. Around 7:15 Monday evening, two workers were installing… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Overnight Shooting in Rainier Vista Neighborhood

A 19-year-old man was wounded overnight in a shooting in the Rainier Vista neighborhood. Early Tuesday, shortly after midnight, South Precinct officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 4300 block of Jill Place South. Officers arrived and located shell casings, spent bullets, blood and a parked Toyota Camry… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Two Men After Shots Fired Outside Fremont Convenience Store

Police arrested two men Monday night after one of them smashed a car window with a baseball bat, and the other pulled a gun and opened fire outside of a Fremont convenience store. Around 9:55 PM, a parking enforcement officer reported in that a man was firing a gun outside… [ Keep reading ]