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Armed Robbery video surveillance

Attached is video surveillance of an armed robbery of a pawn shop in the Rainier Valley that occurred on January 3rd, 2012 (there is no sound in the video).  The suspects remain at large. Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identities or whereabouts of any… [ Keep reading ]

Surveillance images from this morning’s attempted arson

Surveillance images from this morning’s attempted arson are now available.  The surveillance was captured at 3:16 a.m.  Detectives are hoping that members of the general public may have seen the suspect approaching or leaving the bank in that time frame.  The suspect’s clothing description is as follows: blue hooded jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt, baseball cap, black mask… [ Keep reading ]

Men and Women of SPD host a shoe drive

Yesterday, a Parking Enforcement Supervisor delivered a car load of new and gently used shoes to Redeeming Soles.  All of the shoes were donated by the men and women of the Seattle Police Department. The shoe drive was a month long event with donation boxes at each Precinct.   Redeeming Soles is a non-profit organization that collects, cleans, sorts, and… [ Keep reading ]

Attempted Arson at South Seattle bank

At around 6:36 a.m., South Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a suspicous package at a bank in the 7100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way S.  Upon arrival, officers discovered a device in the ATM foyer of the bank, set just underneath an ATM.  Arson Bomb Squad (ABS) detectives… [ Keep reading ]

Armed Robbery of Rainier Valley business

On January 3rd at approximately 6:45 pm, three black male suspects wearing masks entered a pawn shop in the 5700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South.  At least one of the suspects displayed a handgun.  The suspects gathered the employees and a customer and took them to the… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting investigation in Rainier Beach

On January 3rd, at approximately 10:00 pm, South Precinct officers responded to several calls of “shots fired” in the 9300 Block of Rainier Avenue South.  People were seen running from the parking lot of a fast food restaurant immediately after the shots were fired.  Officers responded and located an adult… [ Keep reading ]

2 burglars found hiding on rooftop of school arrested

On 01-01-2012, just shortly before 3:00 p.m., officers responded with school security, to an alarm at a school in the 1800 block of SW Myrtle St.   Officers set up containment and used Seattle Fire Department ladders to gain access to the rooftop, where the 2 suspects (men 27 and 19 years-old) were hiding. The suspects… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting downtown, both suspects in custody

On December 31st at approximately 8:40 p.m. officers responded to a shooting at 8th Avenue and Pine Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that there was some sort of disturbance between two groups of males near 8th Avenue and Pine Street.  It is unknown at this time what precipitated the disturbance.  Shortly… [ Keep reading ]

OPA Report for September, October and November is now available

The Office of Professional Accountability Complaints Report for September, October and November 2011 is now available.  To view the report in its entirety, please click here:

Armed robbery of Central Area mini mart

On December 29th, at approximately 11:40 pm, East Precinct officers responded to a mini mart located in the 1900 Block of South Jackson Street to investigate a report of an armed robbery.  The victim stated that at approximately 11:35 he left the public area of the store to use the… [ Keep reading ]