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2020 Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a little bit different this year, and King County Public Health has an excellent trick-or-treatise on Covid-Safe guidelines.  The Seattle Department of Transportation has a Trick or Street Blocks, and additional resources for socially-distanced trick-or-treating can be found online, such as on Nextdoor or mapmyhalloween.com.  Expect that children will still be… [ Keep reading ]

Reports of Catalytic Converter Thefts Spike in Seattle and King County

Law enforcement agencies in the Puget Sound region have seen a dramatic rise in the reported thefts of catalytic converters since the beginning of the year. Thefts of catalytic converters, especially from Toyota Priuses, have been reported throughout King County, with 514 thefts cases this year in Seattle alone. A… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Stolen Car, Seize Revolver, Shotgun, Narcotics

Officers arrested a man in a stolen car in the Delridge neighborhood and recovered two firearms, ammunition, narcotics and jewelry from the vehicle. Shortly after 2:30pm on October 25th, Southwest Precinct officers responded to a call about three men stripping a gray sedan in the 1700 block of Southwest Holly… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Seize Handgun from Convicted Felon on Beacon Hill

Officers arrested a convicted felon and seized a handgun early Wednesday following a traffic stop on Beacon Hill. Around 1 AM, officers spotted a man driving a Toyota sedan without its front license plate in the 900 block of Sturgus Avenue South and attempted to pull the driver over. Instead… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Monday Morning Shooting in Eastlake

Multiple suspects fired more than two dozen shots at a parked vehicle Monday morning in the Eastlake neighborhood, striking the occupant in the leg. Police responded to several 911 calls reporting gunshots in the 2000 block of Minor Ave East at 8:00am Monday morning. Officers arrived, and applied a tourniquet… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Officer Involved Shooting After Dog Attacks Three People in North Seattle

Detectives are investigating after an officer shot and killed a dog after the animal attacked three people seriously injuring one. Officers were called to the 14100 block of Linden Avenue North for a report of an unknown disturbance at 4:30 AM Saturday. Officers arrived and learned that there was a… [ Keep reading ]

Community Response Group Officers Seize Stolen Gun from Convicted Felon in Belltown, Recover Fentanyl, Other Drugs in SODO Stop

Officers from SPD’s Community Response Group (CRG) seized a stolen handgun and methamphetamine from a convicted felon, after spotting him in a car with a damaged ignition near Belltown late Wednesday night. In a separate incident on Tuesday, members of CRG recovered a collection of alaprazolam, fentanyl, meth and heroin… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating After Man Shot on Beacon Hill

Police are investigating after an injured man in a stolen vehicle arrived at Harborview Medical Center Monday evening following a reported shooting on Beacon Hill. Just before 5pm, officers responded to report of shots fired near Jose Rizal Park. Police found evidence of a shooting at the scene, but no… [ Keep reading ]

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Take Seattle University’s 6th Annual Public Safety Survey

Seattle University is administering the 6th annual citywide Seattle Public Safety Survey, collecting qualitative and quantitative data about perceptions of crime and safety from those who live and/or work in Seattle. The survey is accessible at publicsafetysurvey.org from October 15th through November 30th and is available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya and Vietnamese. A report on the survey results will be… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Shot in SODO

SPD violent crimes detectives are investigating after a man was shot in SODO early this morning. Around 12:48 AM police received a report of a shooting near Utah Avenue South and South Holgate Street. Police arrived found a 67-year-old man with a gunshot wound lying in the intersection. Officers applied… [ Keep reading ]