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SPD in the Community Week in Review: June 1st

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Washington The Law Enforcement Torch Run made its way through Seattle today to raise awareness for @SO_Washington, @SeattlePD + local law enforcement members and Special Olympics athletes will carry the Flame of Hope into the Opening Ceremony to the Spring Games #TeamWA247… [ Keep reading ]

SPD in the Community Week in Review: May 25th

Great Work The SPD Command Staff recognized nine officers with the Chief’s Award this week for the great teamwork to bring in a murder suspect. Kicked off the week by recognizing outstanding work by a great group of officers who helped bring in a murder suspect earlier this year:… [ Keep reading ]

Detective Cookie’s Urban Youth Chess Club Announces “Kids Vs. Cops” Chess Rumble Tournament

Detective Cookie’s Urban Youth Chess Club announces its upcoming Cops vs. Kids Chess Tournament, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 9:00am-11:00 a.m.  10 Seattle Police Officers, and 10 great, student chess players will battle it out on the chessboard. Both have said they will have no mercy on each other and are… [ Keep reading ]

National Police Week, Making All The Right Moves, Immigrant Family Institute

National Police Week We commemorated National Police Week through local events honoring fallen officers, our Honor Guard hosted the Peace Officers Memorial and the Mariner’s saluted SPD. Our officers provide a service day in and day out to keep people safe, which also means putting their own lives at risk…. [ Keep reading ]

National Police Week May 13th-19th 2018

Last night we kicked off National Police Week at the West Precinct with a Candlelight Vigil to honor fallen officers.  As we join law enforcement across the country in paying tribute,  I wanted to make sure you were aware of the remaining events taking place locally.  A special thank you… [ Keep reading ]

Service Awards, Robert Chinn Foundation and Windermere Cup

City of Seattle Service Awards Erik Allen William Cravens Elaine Giron Andrew Norton Michael Torres — Chief Carmen Best (@carmenbest) May 7, 2018 In Support of the Robert Chinn Foundation Representing @SeattlePD supporting the @ChinnFoundation celebrating the #AsianHallofFame with our emcee @YamsTV Ryan Yamamoto and @JimDever of @KING5Evening… [ Keep reading ]

There Are Only So Many Jobs That Let You Commandeer a Jet Ski to Save Lives

Two officers commandeered a jet ski and braved the choppy waters of Lake Washington late Wednesday to save two kayakers. Around 7 pm, one of the kayakers called 911, reported his boat was full of water and he was having difficulty breathing. He also told police he couldn’t swim and… [ Keep reading ]

Honoring Our Own, More Than A Game, Cruising Into Boating Season

Law Enforcement Medal of Honor & Peace Officers Memorial Today we honored several SPD officers for their bravery and heroism and those that have fallen in the line of duty at the Law Enforcement Medal of Honor and Peace Officers Memorial. Officer Christopher Bandel Officer Joshua Vaaga Officer Brian Pritchard… [ Keep reading ]

Please Plan Ahead for Traffic Impacts on #MayDaySea 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday, is May Day, which means you’ll see a large crowd winding its way through the Central District and downtown Seattle throughout the day as police escort demonstrators from the El Comité May Day March for Worker and Immigrant Rights through the city. On Tuesday, May 1, travelers can expect *at least*… [ Keep reading ]

Great Work, We’re Hiring and Puppy Love

Recognizing Great Work It’s always a pleasure to recognize great work! Dispatcher Knick from our 911 Call Center was off-duty when she helped police track a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run collision. Thanks for going above and beyond! — Chief Carmen Best (@carmenbest) April 23, 2018 I’m so very… [ Keep reading ]