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Detectives Investigating After One Man Killed, One Man Injured in Sunday Night Shooting

Officers responded to Martin Luther King Jr Way, South and Rainier Avenue South around 10 PM Sunday for a report of shots fired. When police arrived they found two people with serious injuries. Officers and Seattle fire department medics attempted lifesaving measures but one man died at the scene and the other… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz’s Statement on Upcoming Council Budget Amendments

Good afternoon, About an hour from now, the City Council will vote on whether to eliminate 101 police officer positions. This would be devastating to our city’s already overwhelmed public safety system and demoralizing to the hardworking officers who have continued to serve our community through an increasingly difficult time. … [ Keep reading ]

Can you Identify Two Serial Bank Robbers?

Detectives need your help to identify two bank robbers who are involved in multiple cases in the Greater Seattle area. The two individuals are believed to be responsible for at least six bank robberies over the past three weeks, three of which occurred in the city of Seattle. During the… [ Keep reading ]

Georgetown Arrest of a Felon Leads to Recovery of Ghost Gun

Police recovered a ghost gun in the Georgetown neighborhood Sunday evening after arresting a felon and recovering a stolen car. Around 6 PM, a patrol officer spotted a man walking away from a stolen silver Honda Civic parked near the 7000 block of East Marginal Way South. The officer waited… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Have Comics or Collectibles Stolen Recently? We Might Have Them

Update: The owner of the property has been located and their stolen items have been returned. We truly appreciate all of the tips and leads. A large cache of collectibles are Far From Home, having been taken by thieves and recovered by police during an October investigation. Now detectives are… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Investigating Multiple Shootings That Occurred in the City Saturday and Sunday

Detectives are investigating after a series of shootings took place in the city Saturday and early Sunday morning. Officers from the Gun Violence Reduction Unit on patrol around 1:20 AM Saturday heard shots fired near Occidental Avenue South and South Yesler Way. Officers quickly learned that this was a continuation… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery Suspect Pleads for His Gun Back After Victim Disarms Him

Police arrested a man for robbery on Tuesday after he pulled a gun on a man, who disarmed him and took the weapon, leading the suspect the try to barter for his firearm. Just before 1:15 p.m., the manager of a convenience store in the 600 block of Denny Way… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Injured in Tuesday Night Aurora Shooting

Police are investigating after a woman was shot in the leg in North Seattle Tuesday night. At 8:00 p.m, a 911 caller reported she had been shot in the 9700 block of Aurora Avenue North. When officers arrived, she provided a limited suspect description but declined to provide any information… [ Keep reading ]

Department Statement On Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Status

As of midnight, all but six Seattle Police Department employees have submitted their COVID-19 vaccination forms or are involved in an accommodation process, per city mandate. For those six employees, the separation process has begun. That legal process includes a mandatory Loudermill hearing. For more information, please see the SPD Manual. https://www.seattle.gov/police-manual/title-2—department-employment/2030—retirements-and-separations Meanwhile, 103 sworn and civilian SPD employees submitted requests for either a medical or religious exemption. While away from… [ Keep reading ]

Two Shot, Suspects Arrested in CID Robbery

Police arrested the suspects in a robbery and shooting, which left two people injured in the Chinatown-International District on Saturday afternoon.  At approximately 12:15 p.m., police responded to 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street for reports of gunfire. Police arrived and found a woman and man, both with gunshot… [ Keep reading ]