Posts categorized under May 31, 2019 8:19 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for May 31, 2019 8:19 pm

One Person Arrested Following Beacon Hill Homicide

Update 6/1/19: The 21-year-old victim has since died of her injuries. The Seattle Police Homicide unit has taken over the investigation and booked the 38-year-old suspect into King County Jail for investigation of homicide. Original 5/31/19: Detectives are investigating after a woman was shot Friday evening in the Beacon Hill… [ Keep reading ]

May’s Major Gun and Drug Seizures

May was a busy month for our Investigations and Patrol Bureaus, which both conducted a number of successful seizures of narcotics and weapons in and around the Seattle area. In the largest operation, in Pioneer Square and Chinatown, on May 15th, police recovered firearms, knives, machetes, a sword, cash, crack… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Releases Stops and Detentions Annual Report

In keeping with its commitment to highlighting transparency around Department policies, process and training, today the Seattle Police Department released the Stops and Detentions Annual Report. This report focuses on data around police-civilian contacts that involved a stop and limited detention of an individual. “We rely on data-driven strategies to… [ Keep reading ]