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Police Make Dozens of Arrests After Explosion Damages East Precinct and March Turns to Riot

Seattle Police made dozens of arrests and 21 officers were injured following a riot in the East Precinct. Around 2:15pm, two large groups of demonstrators gathered at Seattle Central College and Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill, before converging and marching south on Broadway. Around 4pm, the large group of… [ Keep reading ]

Chief’s Statement Regarding Judge Robart’s Temporary Restraining Order on the City Council’s Ban on Crowd Control Tools

I wanted to update you that early this morning, the federal judge overseeing the Consent Decree issued a temporary order halting the implementation of City Council’s recently passed legislation that banned SPD from using less-lethal crowd management tools that had previously been approved by the Court, including blast balls and pepper… [ Keep reading ]