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Detectives Investigating After Two Women Shot Near Judkins Park

Detectives are investigating after two women were shot near Judkins Park Monday night. Dispatchers began receiving calls of shots fired around 8 PM near 22nd Avenue and East Norman Street. Callers said they saw a vehicle speeding away from the park immediately following the gunfire. Two women–20 and 22-years-old–arrived at… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man For Threatening Woman and Her Children in South Seattle Hate Crime

SPD’s Bias Crime investigator and patrol officers on Thursday arrested a 51-year-old man suspected of targeting and threatening a woman and her children in South Seattle. On March 16th, a woman was driving with her two children and stopped at a red light at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill Carjacking Ends in Crash Downtown

Officers arrested a 39-year-old man after he carjacked a motorist in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, drove downtown, struck a person attending a demonstration and crashed into a fire hydrant. Around 8:15 PM, a man called police and reported he’d been carjacked at 11 Avenue and East Pike Street. The victim… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Police Department Pledges to Advance Women in Policing

Today, the Seattle Police Department has signed on to the 30×30 Pledge – a series of low- and no-cost actions policing agencies can take to improve the representation and experiences of women in law enforcement. The activities help policing agencies assess the current state of a department with regard to… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Seattle Firefighter for Rape of a Child

Detectives from SPD’s Sexual Assault Unit arrested a 52-year-old Seattle firefighter Tuesday evening for rape of a child. The firefighter was already on administrative leave after being arrested by Washington State Patrol late last week in an operation targeting sexual predators. In 2019, the 14-year-old victim met the suspect online…. [ Keep reading ]

Narcotics Detectives Seize 410,000 Fentanyl Pills

SPD detectives and Homeland Security Investigation’s Narcotics Taskforce seized hundreds of thousands of fentanyl pills, along with large amounts of meth, heroin and cocaine while serving several warrants Tuesday in Bellevue. The case, which initially began in North Seattle, led police to several locations in Bellevue, where investigators recovered: 410,000… [ Keep reading ]

Sturdy Mailbox Assists in Arrest

Officers arrested a 40-year-old man Monday evening after he passed out in a stolen car, fled from police when they roused him, only to have his escape foiled by a very sturdy mailbox. Around 9pm, police received a report of a man passed out behind the steering wheel of a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Searching for Suspect Following Wednesday Afternoon Shooting

Seattle police are searching for a gunman after he fatally shot a man during a meeting Wednesday in South Seattle. Just before 4 pm, the suspect walked into a religious center in the 7700 block of Rainier Avenue South, opened fire, fatally striking the man, and fled. SPD Homicide Unit detectives continue… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan and Chief Diaz Respond to the Mass Shootings in Atlanta and Rise in Asian American Hate Crimes

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Chief of Police Adrian Diaz responded to rising hate crimes towards Asian Americans and the mass shooting in Atlanta that killed multiple Asian American women with the following statement: “The violence in Atlanta was an act of hate. We grieve with Atlanta and for… [ Keep reading ]

Thirteen Arrested During Saturday Night Demonstration

Police arrested 13 suspects for crimes including property damage, obstructing a public officer, and felony assault as a group marched through downtown Saturday evening. During the event, members of the group vandalized numerous buildings, threw rocks at officers and dragged various objects into streets to create barriers and obstructions. At… [ Keep reading ]