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Archives for June 10, 2020 5:43 pm

Assaults on Officers During Demonstrations

Many of the demonstration cases sent to the King County Prosecutor’s Office are still being reviewed. This is just a small sample of assault cases sent over to the KCPAO for consideration. Additional charges or amended charges could be filed by the Prosecutor’s Office in the future. On May 29th,… [ Keep reading ]

Changes to Policy on Body Worn Camera Use at Demonstrations

By order of the Chief, Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-07, effective immediately all Seattle Police Department officers who are assigned to work demonstrations where they will have contact with the public are ordered to have body-worn video recording during demonstrations. This Directive modifies Manual Section 16.090.

Assault Charges Filed Against Shooting Suspect at 11th and East Pine

On Wednesday, June 10th, a single count of Assault in the First Degree was filed against a 31-year-old man who allegedly fired a handgun, striking and injuring a 27-year-old man on Capitol Hill. According to court documents, on Sunday, June 7th, at approximately 8:20 PM, the 31-year-old man drove to… [ Keep reading ]

Felony Charges Filed in Connection with First Weekend of Demonstrations

The King County Prosecutor’s Office has filed felony burglary charges against several individuals stemming from incidents that occurred during the looting that occurred during demonstrations in downtown Seattle Saturday, May 30th, 2020. A 37-year-old man allegedly stole electronics from a store on 2nd Avenue. A 46-year-old man is charged with… [ Keep reading ]