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Mayor unveils new “Speed Van”

SEATTLE – Mayor Greg Nickels, Councilmember Nick Licata, and Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske unveiled the city’s new “speed van” at Gatewood Elementary School in southwest Seattle. The speed van’s photo radar tool will help enhance safety in school zones. The principal intent of this pilot project is to test how… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Employees honored at 2008 Awards Banquet

The Seattle Police Department and the Seattle Police Foundation honored the incredible work performed by employees of the Department in their professional commitment to serve and protect the community on Friday, October 17th from 6:00 to 10:00 P.M. at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel Grand Ballroom located at 1400 Sixth Avenue…. [ Keep reading ]

Harbor officers rescue man on Lake Union

On October 18th at about 1:30 PM,  Seattle Police Harbor Unit officers conducted  a rescue on Lake Union.  Harbor received a radio call regarding an overturned sailboat in the 1200 blk of Westlake Av N.  Patrol Boat 8 responded  and discovered an overturned kayak with a woman in a kayak standing by with it.  She explained… [ Keep reading ]

Text-a-Crime tip program chalks up first success

We just learned from our friends at Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound that the Text-a-Crime-Tip program has tallied its first success! A tipster utilized this program on September 17th, texting in the whereabouts of a notorious auto thief and felony warrant suspect. Within minutes officers responded to the location in… [ Keep reading ]

Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Team captures man wanted for Florida murder

Roger Sherman Clay, wanted for murder in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was arrested in Seattle on September 29th. The arrest took place less than 48 hours after he was featured on the television show America’s Most Wanted. The Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Task Force is comprised of members of the United… [ Keep reading ]

Vice detectives arrest man for Kidnapping, Robbery and Promoting Prostitution

On October 8th North Precinct officers responded to a call of a young adult woman in distress in the 13500 block of Aurora Avenue North. She told them the following:     She had recently moved from California to Washington to live with her father.  She stated that she had recently… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Officer Adrian Diaz to receive award

Seattles Latino City Employees will host the third annual Latino Heritage Celebration at the Seattle Aquarium on Saturday, October 11, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The event will feature food, live music, dancing and free tours of the Aquarium. The celebration is open to the public (21 and over)… [ Keep reading ]

Armed burglar shoots victim’s dog and flees

  On October 3rd at 10:29 PM, South Precinct officers responded to a report of a burglary in the 500 block of S Sullivan Street.  Officers made contact with the female victim.  She relayed the following.  A white male, about 5’11”, with his face covered in a cloth “Spiderman” mask broke… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian injured in hit and run collision

  On October 4th at 7:34 PM, a male pedestrian was seen by witnesses crossing Denny mid-block to attempt to get into an occupied taxi cab.  When he realized the cab was occupied, the male tried to cross back over to Denny and was struck by a small black car, possibly a Honda.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Occupied Burglary

  On October 3rd at approximately 1515 hours, the suspect approached the victim’s residence located in the 2500 block of 28th Avenue West. The suspect knocked on the door and threatened to kill the female resident if she didn’t open it. The victim called 911. As patrol officers were responding, the suspect returned and… [ Keep reading ]