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Suspect Arrested in Stolen Car, Handgun Recovered

SPD officer arrested a 27-year-old male in a reported stolen vehicle this afternoon in West Seattle. Officers had been dispatched to the area of the 4000 block of Fauntleroy Way SW at about 1 p.m. at the request of another police agency. A reported stolen vehicle was mapping to that… [ Keep reading ]

2020 Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a little bit different this year, and King County Public Health has an excellent trick-or-treatise on Covid-Safe guidelines.  The Seattle Department of Transportation has a Trick or Street Blocks, and additional resources for socially-distanced trick-or-treating can be found online, such as on Nextdoor or mapmyhalloween.com.  Expect that children will still be… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect arrested for Animal Cruelty in North Seattle

Officers on Friday night arrested a 32-year-old man on Animal Cruelty charges after it was reported that he was dragging a cat on a rope behind a bicycle that he was riding. Officers had responded to a 911 call in the 9000 block of 13th Ave NW around 9:15 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

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De-escalation, Communication, Protest Medics and Media: SPD’s Changing Approach to Demonstrations

This year has brought unprecedented demonstrationsto our region, posing new challenges for our community and the Seattle Police Department. Our department has itself been the focus of many of the ongoing protestsabout inequities in criminal justice, violence in law enforcement,andSPD’s own response to demonstrations. Over the past four months, our… [ Keep reading ]