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Holiday safety tips

It’s that time of year!  Friends, family, shopping, dining and…crime?   While anytime is a good time to think about personal safety and crime prevention, the Seattle Police Department would like to remind citizens of some easy techniques that will help keep them and their property safe during the holidays!  … [ Keep reading ]

Officers thwarted shooting

On 11/23/09, at approximately 1:19 a.m., officers saw 3 males at 13th and E. Jefferson St that were preparing to fight.  When they made contact with the subjects, the suspect dropped a revolver on the ground and attempted to kick it away.  Officers took the suspect into custody.  Subsequent investigation showed… [ Keep reading ]

Man shot in chest near 7th and Union

On 11/20/09, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the victim was observed in a parking lot directly north of the 700 block of E. Union St.  Witnesses heard 4 to 6 shots, observed a black Mercedes flee S/B from the parking lot, and the victim fall to the ground.  Arriving officers located… [ Keep reading ]

Accreditation Team invites public comment

The Seattle Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve re-accreditation.  This is accomplished by verifying that SPD meets professional standards administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).  The accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards… [ Keep reading ]

Open letter to the East Precinct community

On Halloween night and in the days that have followed, you have shown your support of the Seattle Police Department, in particular the men and women of the East Precinct, in countless ways.  You visited the vigil site on 29th Avenue, called and sent letters of sympathy and encouragement to… [ Keep reading ]

Man arrested for burglary

On 11/19/09 at 6:35 a.m., officers were dispatched to a Burglary alarm at a business in the 1400 block of 18th Av. A witness reported that the alarm was sounding and someone was inside the store. The store was burglarized earlier and it was unknown if an employee was inside…. [ Keep reading ]

Man flees from robbers

On 11/15/09, at approximately 1:45 a.m., the victim was walking at 15th and Jefferson when a silver 4 door car pulled up to him and the driver asked for directions. The car was occupied by 4 black males in their 20’s. When the victim approached the driver’s door to give… [ Keep reading ]

Injured officer in stable condition

On 11/14/09 at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers stopped a suspicious vehicle in the 13000 block of Linden Av N. and detained a juvenile for a minor offense.  It was determined that the suspect would be investigated and released to his mother.  An officer  transported the juvenile home and while speaking… [ Keep reading ]

Press Conference re: Greenwood Arson Investigation

Today, members of the Seattle Police Department, Seattle Fire Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, held a press conference detailing the early morning arrest of a suspect in connection with the recent spree of arson fires in the Greenwood neighborhood. Early this morning a fire erupted… [ Keep reading ]

Four Juvenile Robbery suspects captured

On November 12th at approximately 9:50 p.m., an officer observed 3 males running out of a store in the 4400 block of S. Mead St. The officer initially thought the 3 males were involved in a shoplift and chased after them. At about the same time, units were advised of an armed… [ Keep reading ]