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Chief Diaz Rescinds Email About Police Appreciation Dinner

A message from Chief Adrian Diaz: “An internal email was shared this week informing SPD employees of a free appreciation dinner hosted by the Rev. Franklin Graham. Based on Graham’s history and affiliations, the email has raised concerns that the SPD may not be committed to the equity of our… [ Keep reading ]

Toddler, 3 Others Shot in Central District Sunday Afternoon

An approximately 2-year-old child was one of multiple victims in a shooting in the Central District Sunday afternoon. At 3:22 p.m., multiple witnesses called 911 to report a shooting near the intersection of 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street. The suspects reportedly approached a business parking lot on foot… [ Keep reading ]

Witness Chases Down Suspect in Early-Morning Arson

A 32-year-old man is under investigation for arson after a witness chased him down and held him for police early this morning near the scene of a fire at a South Seattle construction site. Around 3AM this morning, the witness had just gotten out of bed to use the bathroom… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Aurora Robbery Suspect, Seize Stolen Gun

Thanks to a multi-agency effort, police arrested two felons and recovered two firearms in SeaTac Thursday afternoon. One man is a suspect in multiple robberies in North Seattle and the other is a suspect in a shooting outside Seattle. The men are suspects in two North Seattle robberies, four days… [ Keep reading ]

More Than 70 Guns Seized, Nineteen Indicted For Cocaine Distribution

From the United States Department of Justice – Seattle –Twenty-one people were arrested today on indictments and criminal complaints charging an extensive drug dealing conspiracy by defendants who often illegally possessed firearms, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Tessa M. Gorman. Law enforcement teams from FBI, DEA, Seattle Police Department, and other… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Motor Scooter/Vehicle Collision in West Seattle

A man driving a motor scooter was killed on Friday afternoon in a collision in the 4500 block of Beach Drive Southwest. At approximately 3:20 p.m., the driver of a sedan parked on the east side of Beach Drive Southwest pulled into the lanes of travel to attempt a U-turn…. [ Keep reading ]

SPD Statement on East Precinct Building Safety Measures

The Seattle Police Department has been actively engaging with Capitol Hill residents, business owners and community leaders and hears their concerns about the barriers at the East Precinct. As a result of those discussions, work has begun. Broken windows are being replaced and will be covered temporarily with plywood. The… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Rainier Valley Drive-by Shooting

Detectives are investigating a Thursday evening shooting that left one man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Just after 5:00 p.m., 911 callers reported a man had been shot near the intersection of Renton Avenue South and 43rd Avenue South. Witnesses said the suspect fled in a vehicle. Police… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Dies Following Lake City Collision

SPD detectives are investigating after a woman died following a motorist/pedestrian collision on Lake City Way. Around 8:30 PM on Tuesday, a woman was driving northbound in the 13300 block of Lake City Way when she struck a female pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian was reportedly not in a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Chase, Arrest Felon Carrying Two Guns

Police arrested a man with multiple felony warrants and recovered two loaded guns he was carrying in his pockets Monday afternoon. SPD officers working with the US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force located a felony warrant suspect in the 1900 block of East Madison Street on Monday shortly before 1:00… [ Keep reading ]