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SPD Statement Regarding SCC Passage of Hiring Incentive Bill

The Seattle Police Department appreciates the Seattle City Council’s support for Mayor Harrell’s hiring incentive plan and applauds today’s passage of CB 120389. After losing more than 400 officers over the past two years, it has become very clear SPD’s staffing crisis negatively impacts all people of Seattle, severely reducing… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After He Fires Gun on Beacon Hill

Police recovered a rifle and arrested a man after he fired a gun near Jefferson Golf Course on Beacon Hill Wednesday morning. At approximately 06:35 AM, Seattle Police received multiple calls about a shooting near Beacon Avenue South and Cheasty Avenue South. Officers arrived on scene and located a witness,… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded After Early Saturday Morning Shooting in West Seattle

Police are investigating after a man was shot early Saturday morning in the North Admiral neighborhood of West Seattle. Just after 2:00 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man had been shot near 42nd Avenue Southwest and Southwest Hill Street. Police arrived and found a 28-year-old man with a gunshot… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating U District Fatal Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the University District early Saturday morning.  At 1:04 a.m., police responded to the area of Northeast 42nd Street and 7th Avenue Northeast for reports of a shooting. Police arrived and found an approximately 30-year-old man with a gunshot wound. Officers… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Detectives Investigating First Hill Homicide

SPD detectives are investigating a July 28th assault at a First Hill homeless encampment as a homicide after the victim later died from his injuries. On July 28th, around 1 pm, police responded to an assault at an encampment in the 1300 block of Hubbel Place. Medics transported the victim,… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Shot in North Seattle Park Friday Night

Detectives are investigating after an 18-year-old man was allegedly shot while partying inside Magnuson Park late Friday night. Officers were dispatched to Magnuson Park at 11:30 PM Friday for a report of shots fired in the area. Police arrived on the scene and found approximately 300 young adults in the… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Two, Seize Meth, Cocaine, Fentanyl in Friday Search Warrant

Seattle Police Detectives concluded an investigation Friday afternoon into a source of supply and sales of fentanyl pills, crack cocaine, and methamphetamine to the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle. SWAT officers served a search warrant at a Renton home and recovered the following. -17 grams of methamphetamine -3 ounces of powder… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured, Gun Recovered After More Than 50 Shots Fired Outside Capitol Hill Nightclub

Detectives are investigating after more than 50 shots were fired outside a Capitol Hill nightclub early Sunday morning, injuring one man and damaging several area businesses. At approximately 2:30 a.m., officers in their patrol car at the intersection of Boren Avenue and Pine Street heard gunshots from the 1200 block… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seize Fentanyl, Stolen Guns From North Seattle Drug Trafficker

SPD detectives seized a car full of narcotics and two handguns after arresting a suspected trafficker in North Seattle earlier this week. Detectives had been investigating the woman for fentanyl dealing in King and Snohomish Counties and North Seattle. On July 12th, police pulled her over near the University District…. [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Sunday Morning Shooting in Lake City Neighborhood

Witnesses called police to the 11300 block of Lake City Way Northeast Sunday morning at 12:30 AM for reports of gunfire. Officers found that a 14-year-old victim had been shot in the arm and had fled to a nearby business. Additional officers located shell casings over three city blocks.Medics transported… [ Keep reading ]