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Archives for October 31, 2019 5:41 pm

City Releases New Reports Showing Dramatic Reduction in Use of Force & Continued Reforms in the Seattle Police Department

In 2018, SPD Officers Reported Using Force of Any Type in 0.26 Percent of 863,372 Dispatches; Most Serious Types of Force Used in Only 0.006 Percent of All Contacts Reports Also Show That SPD is Continuing Significant Reductions in Use of Force When Contacting People in Crisis A series of… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Man For Domestic Violence Homicide

SPD detectives booked a 65-year-old man into the King County Jail for domestic violence homicide on Wednesday following an investigation into the death of his wife. On September 18th, just before 11:30 PM, the 65-year-old man called 911 and reported he had found his 55-year-old wife unresponsive on the floor… [ Keep reading ]

Halloween Safety Tips

The Seattle Police Department wishes Seattle residents a Happy Halloween and offers these safety tips as kids prepare to put on their costumes and roam from house to house tonight. FOR MOTORISTS & BICYCLISTS: Stay alert for increased pedestrian and bicycle traffic on Halloween night. Be patient and SLOW DOWN!… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting Investigation on Aurora, Suspect Arrested

North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting inside a motel room Wednesday evening. Hours later officers identified and arrested the suspect. At approximately 5:10 pm officers responded to a report of a shooting at a motel in the 8200 block of Aurora Avenue North. The call indicated… [ Keep reading ]

Police Searching For Man After Threats Made Outside Georgetown Haunted House

Police continue to search for a man after he was heard yelling threats outside of a Georgetown haunted house. Police were called to the 5000 block of East Marginal Way at 10:50 pm Wednesday night after people in line for a haunted house heard a man yelling threats to shoot… [ Keep reading ]