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Camping, no! Port Security forum, yes!

Got questions about the Port Security Grant? Missed our meetings in West Seattle and Belltown? Planning a staycation this Memorial Day weekend? Well then, this opportunity is for you! Tell us in person. We’ll be at the Golden Gardens Bathhouse, 8498 Seaview Pl. NW, Friday, May 24th at 7 p.m. Can’t make… [ Keep reading ]

Everything That Happened on May Day 2013

With the exception of a few minor scuffles between clowns and our local superheroes, the 13th Annual May Day March for Worker and Immigrant Rights was a complete success and went off without a hitch. But two hours after that march ended, at about 6 pm, another group of… [ Keep reading ]

With Thoughts Towards Boston, Precautions at Home

Our thoughts are with the people of Boston, the athletes participating in the Boston Marathon and their families. We have been in communication with the Mayor’s Office and the Office of Emergency Management. We haven’t received any information to indicate that there is a threat to Seattle. Still, we have begun taking… [ Keep reading ]

Read Our Quarterly Report Online

Chief Diaz is presenting the Report for Quarter 4 – 2012 to City Council this afternoon. In accordance with SPD 20/20 A Vision for the Future – Initiative 17, this report is being distributed publicly as well. Here are some of the highlights: Good marks on 911 caller surveys – Officers responding to calls… [ Keep reading ]

Lessons Learned From May Day 2012

We are committed to providing public safety services so that people can lawfully assemble without fear and disruption. In order to better prepare for future demonstrations, we produced our own after action report to review our response to criminal behavior that occurred on May Day 2012. We simultaneously commissioned an… [ Keep reading ]

The Ave Getting “Too Hot” For Pot Dealers

It’s too hot to be dealing on The Ave. Those words were overheard by undercover narcotics detectives during a sweep of drug dealers in the University District last week. The sweep was the culmination of a six month operation to identify the most prolific drug dealers on Univeristy Way NE, commonly referred… [ Keep reading ]

We Drone’t Want Any Misunderstanding

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Drones. Flying Robots. Call them what you want. Just don’t call them ours. The SPD UAV program ended on February 7th. There are no plans to reinstate it. While the vehicles haven’t been returned to the vendor – a proposition more complex than expected – we’re still… [ Keep reading ]

Suspected Robber Shot During Search Warrant Service

A wanted robbery suspect tried to run down Bellevue Police SWAT officers in Seattle early this morning. He was fatally shot in the process. No officers were injured during the attempted assault. Just before 5 a.m., Bellevue Police SWAT officers – in uniform with POLICE markings – were serving a… [ Keep reading ]

Sex Offender Behind Bars After Violent Attack

A registered sex offender is in jail after being arrested for sexually assaulting an 18 year old woman last night. North Precinct officers responded to the report just before 7 p.m. The victim told officers that she was physically attacked and sexually assaulted by the suspect and that this had… [ Keep reading ]

Owner of Non-Profit “Club” Charged With Illegal Distribution of Prescription Narcotics

The following news release was distributed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office earlier today. The owner of a South Seattle non-profit “club” that hosted Alcoholics Anonymous meetings was arrested last night for illegal distribution of oxycodone, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.  The investigation, initiated by the Seattle Police Department, revealed that the… [ Keep reading ]