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Shooting in Central District, Gang Unit investigating

On September 14th, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers from the East Precinct responded to a call of shots fired in the area of 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street.  When officers arrived they were told someone had been shot and was down at that location.  The scene was secured… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Assistant Chief takes job in E. Washington

Chief Linda Pierce has accepted a position as Public Safety Director with the Confederated Tribes of Colville Reservation.  Her last day with the Seattle Police Department was Friday, September 11th. Assistant Chief Linda Pierce formerly commanded the Special Operations Bureau. This Bureau oversees Operations and Planning, Arson/Bomb/CBRNE, Harbor Patrol, Operational… [ Keep reading ]

SPD mourns the passing of K-9 Freddie

It is with great sadness that we report the death of “Freddie”, the Seattle Police Explosive Detection Canine, faithful partner to Officer Craig Williamson, SPD’s first and only “Bomb Dog” team. On Saturday morning 9/12/09 Officer Williamson took Freddie to the vet because he was obviously in distress with no… [ Keep reading ]

Street Robbery at knifepoint

On September 13th at 2:00 a.m. the victim, a male in his 20’s, was walking northbound on Boren Avenue near Broadway Avenue when the suspect confronted him, displayed a knife and demanded the victim’s cell phone and cash. After the victim gave up his cell phone and cash, the suspect… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspects being sought

On 9/10/09, at approximately 11:25 p.m.,  a citizen was robbed in Greenlake Park followed by the subsequent robbery of four more victims who had been walking along the Greenlake path. The three suspects were wearing bandanas across their face and at least one suspect brandished a handgun during the robberies. A K-9… [ Keep reading ]

Strong-arm Robbery, suspects at large

On September 7th at 12:40 a.m. the victim was walking eastbound down East Dearborn Street. Near 10th Avenue East the victim was attacked by a male and female. The suspects dragged the male victim into the bushes where they were joined by three additional male suspects. The five suspects proceeded… [ Keep reading ]

Back to school safety tips

Seattle Police issued a reminder for general back to school safety tips as students get ready to go back to school: General Safety Tips Follow your intuition.  Pay close attention to the uncomfortable feelings that often warn us of potential danger.  “Trust your gut.”  If you feel that a situation… [ Keep reading ]

Man arrested for promoting child prostitution

During the early evening hours of August 25th, King County Metro Transit officers stopped two juvenile female prostitutes, ages 13 and 17.  While interviewing them, officers were able to discern the identity of their ‘pimp’.  SPD Vice detectives and East and West Precinct Anti-Crime Team officers searched for this man and located… [ Keep reading ]

Dump truck into building

On August 19th,  at approximately 8:12 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a call of a commercial dump truck colliding with three vehicles and then into a building at 28th Avenue and East Madison Street.  The truck was travelling eastbound on E. Madison.  Mechanical failure on the truck may have… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting at 12th/East Alder

On August 14th at approximately 10:30 a.m., Seattle Police officers responded to a call of shots fired and a victim down in the parking lot of the Youth Services Center. Officers responded along with Seattle Fire and located a male with a non life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported… [ Keep reading ]