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Picnic at the Southwest Precinct

Just a reminder that the annual picnic and Open House at the Southwest Precinct will occur Saturday, August 15th, 2009 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The Southwest Precinct is located at 2300 SW Webster Street. Everyone is welcome! There will be food, music, dancing, and raffles, in addition to… [ Keep reading ]

Update on North Seattle homicide investigation

It appears that the victim, a male in his mid twenties, died as a result of gunshot wounds. However, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the official cause of death. This remains an active and on-going homicide investigation.

Homicide investigation in North Seattle

On August 9th, at approximately 6:37 am, officers from the North Precinct responded to a call of a person down in the 13300 Block of Stone Avenue North. Officers arrived with the Seattle Fire Department and determined that the adult male victim was deceased. Homicide and CSI detectives responded to… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting in South Park, 4 arrested

On August 9th, just after midnight, officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 1000 Block of South Sullivan Street. The actual scene of the shooting was near 12 Avenue South and South Cloverdale. The victim ran to a residence in the 1000 Block of South Sullivan Street… [ Keep reading ]

2 robberies in the North end

On August 8th at approximately 12:15 pm, North Precinct officers responded to a call of a bank robbery in the 8400 block of 35th Avenue NE. The suspect was described as a black male, 5’6″-5′ 8″, unshaven, wearing a navy blue hat and blue clothing. The suspect fled in an… [ Keep reading ]

Two victims robbed

On 8/7/09, at approximately 3:14 a.m., two victims had spent the evening partying, and were rather intoxicated. They met up with two other males  (suspects), at NE 50th & Roosevelt Wy NE., who seemed agreeable to party with them further. The two victims got into the suspects’ vehicle under the guise of more partying,… [ Keep reading ]

New strategy aims to reduce street drug dealing

A broad-based community and law enforcement partnership announced today completion of the first operation of the Seattle Drug Market Initiative, an innovative strategy designed to reduce or eliminate overt street drug dealing in Seattle’s residential neighborhoods.  Based on a model first developed and successfully implemented in High Point, North Carolina,… [ Keep reading ]

Theft prevention tips for personal electronics

In June of 2009 Seattle Police detectives served warrants on some South Seattle locations that were found to be buying laptop computers and other electronics stolen in residential burglaries. As a result of those warrants and the recovery of hundreds of stolen laptops, we saw a decrease in laptop thefts…. [ Keep reading ]

Vehicle vs. bicycle injury collision

On August 6th at approximately 12:45 p.m. officers responded to the 200 block of NE 45th Street for a vehicle versus bicycle collision. A white 1988 Nissan SUV was stopped facing west in the center turn lane, waiting to turn left into a driveway on the south side of NE… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Unit commander Lieutenant Wilson promoted to Captain

There is a new face and a couple of changes coming to the Seattle Police Department Executive Staff. Interim Chief John Diaz says, “Lieutenant Wilson has served the citizens of Seattle tirelessly over the course of his 32-year career.  It is my pleasure to announce his promotion to Captain.  Captain… [ Keep reading ]