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Thursday – May 27, 2021

#2021-130299/East Precinct/Second Watch: On 05-27-2021 at 1259 hours, a male victim left the key inside his work truck while working inside a client’s house. A suspect stole the truck and drove off. When officers were responding to the original scene to interview the victim, an officer spotted the vehicle in… [ Keep reading ]

Two Women Injured in Rainier Beach Shooting

Two women were injured late Wednesday in a shooting in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. Around 10:30 PM, two women flagged down officers on South Boeing Access Road and said they’d been shot. The injured driver and passenger—ages 33 and 34—told police someone in a dark-colored sedan had fired on them… [ Keep reading ]

Wednesday – May 26, 2021

#2021-128849/East Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-26-2021 at 0219 hours, officers responded to a city park located in the 2300 block of Arboretum Dr. E where a security officer located forced entry after an alarm trip. When officers arrived, they quickly set up containment and heard movement inside. A Kirkland K-9 unit… [ Keep reading ]

Tuesday – May 25, 2021

#2021-127780/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-25-2021 at 0038 hours, witnesses reported a disturbance between two males that escalated when the suspect male brandished a gun and fired a shot at the victim male. In response, the victim obtained a fire extinguisher and sprayed the suspect. Officers were unable to locate the… [ Keep reading ]

Monday – May 24, 2021

#2021-127113/South Precinct/First Watch: On 05-24-2021 at 0853 hours, officers were on scene at a grocery store near the intersection of S Othello St and M L King JR Way S. handling an unrelated trespasser call when an employee pointed out a suspect who just shoplifted from the store. Officers told… [ Keep reading ]

Sunday – May 23, 2021

#2021-126011/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-23-2021 at 0003 hours, Seattle Fire and a fire marshal requested SPD Patrol assistance for an arson investigation in the North Beacon Hill neighborhood. A stolen vehicle (local stolen) was destroyed by fire. The heat from the fire melted two parked vehicles and a house siding…. [ Keep reading ]

Saturday – May 22, 2021

#2021-125130/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-22-2021 at 0018 hours, multiple 911 callers reported shots fired and vehicles speeding through the area. Upon arrival, officers located multiple evidence of a shooting in the intersection. A stray bullet had shattered a 3rd story apartment window and struck the interior wall inside a sleeping… [ Keep reading ]

COVID-19 Impacts to Seattle Police Personnel

The following information is accurate as of 5/24/2021 Total SPD Personnel: 1,813 Seattle Police Department (SPD) employees in either Quarantine or Isolation: 3 SPD employees who have returned to work based on Public Health guidelines: 1,191 SPD employees who have tested positive for COVID-19: 93 SPD employees who have been… [ Keep reading ]

I-5 Shutdown While Officers Provide Mental Health Services to Man in Need

Police shut down I-5 Sunday morning while they spoke with a man threatening to harm himself on a freeway overpass. Officers responded to the I-5 overpass at Olive Way Sunday morning for reports of a man hanging onto the rail over the freeway. As Officers arrived they immediately contacted Washington… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Two Men Friday Night in Capitol Hill

Officers arrested two men and recovered a handgun during a proactive patrol in the Cal Anderson neighborhood. Officers working in the 1000 block of East Pine Street at 11:15 pm Friday saw what they believed to be a man handing a firearm to another man. The officers investigated further and… [ Keep reading ]