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COVID-19 Impacts to Seattle Police Personnel

The following information is accurate as of 5/10/2021 Total SPD Personnel: 1,813 Seattle Police Department (SPD) employees in either Quarantine or Isolation: 13 SPD employees who have returned to work based on Public Health guidelines: 1,172 SPD employees who have tested positive for COVID-19: 91 SPD employees who have been… [ Keep reading ]

Friday – May 7, 2021

#2021-111049/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-07-2021 at 0053 hours, officers responded to reports of someone shot in the 3800 block of Letitia Ave S. Officers arrived to find an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers rendered medical aid until relieved by Seattle Fire. It appeared the victim had just exited… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Woman for Disabling East Precinct Garage Door

Police arrested a 34-year-old woman on Capitol Hill late Thursday after a group of black-clad protesters caused significant damage to one of the East Precinct’s entries. Around 11:30 PM, a group of approximately 15 protesters marched from Cal Anderson Park to the nearby East Precinct. Several members of the group… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters Encounter Armed Man at Fire Scene in South Lake Union

Police were called to a building fire Thursday afternoon in the Cascade neighborhood after firefighters encountered a man in crisis, armed with a knife, inside a burning building. At about 4:30 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department was on the scene of a fire in the 200 block of Terry Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Thursday – May 6, 2021

#2021-110161/South Precinct/First Watch: On 05-06-2021 at 0400 hours, an officer responded to a report of 10-12 males physically fighting and someone shooting at an unknown target of this brawl. Victim of a stray bullet was in his car on I-90 eastbound going to Issaquah. He refused to return to aid… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Thanks East Precinct Community For Feedback, Patience as Concrete Barriers Are Removed

After hearing from residents, business owners and community leaders in Capitol Hill, the City of Seattle and Seattle Police Department have completed the removal of the concrete barriers around the East Precinct. Because of previous damage at the East Precinct, including several attempted arsons, the precinct windows will be covered… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Man With DV Warrant, Recover Stolen Handgun In University District

Officers recovered a stolen handgun, along with heroin and meth, when they arrested a man on Tuesday in the University District for a felony domestic violence warrant. Police spotted the 27-year-old suspect in an alley in the 4500 block of University Way Northeast and arrested him. They quickly found a… [ Keep reading ]

Wednesday – May 5, 2021

#2021-109308/South Precinct/First Watch: On 05-05-2021 at 0722 hours, a passerby reported seeing people fighting at the intersection of 4 AV S and S Spokane St. Officers learned that a white truck stopped, and three suspects approached the victim who was in possession of a bicycle and demanded their stolen bicycle… [ Keep reading ]

Tuesday – May 4, 2021

#2021-108390/West Precinct/First Watch: On 05-04-2021 at 0745 hours, SPD Patrol, Seattle Fire and the SPD’s Arson Bomb Squad responded to reports of an apartment fire. An SFD fire marshal determined the occupant of the apartment set several small fires inside his unit, causing mostly water damage from the suppression system…. [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man for Monday Afternoon Downtown Shooting

Police arrested a suspected gunman Monday afternoon after he shot another man near Freeway Park. Shortly before 2 PM witnesses began calling 911 to report a man shooting at someone in the 600 block of Seneca Street. Officers arrived within 3 minutes and were able to take the suspect into… [ Keep reading ]