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Halloween Safety Tips

The Seattle Police Department wishes Seattle residents a Happy Halloween and offers these safety tips as kids prepare to put on their costumes and roam from house to house tonight. FOR MOTORISTS & BICYCLISTS: Stay alert for increased pedestrian and bicycle traffic on Halloween night. Be patient and SLOW DOWN!… [ Keep reading ]

Come Enjoy the 4th at Lake Union, Just Leave the Fireworks at Home

With the 4th of July coming up this Monday, the Seattle Police Department would like to provide you with some important reminders about safety, fireworks and how you can help ease the strain on our 911 center during the busy holiday. The possession, manufacture, storage, sale and use of fireworks (meaning everything but… [ Keep reading ]

Tomorrow Is National Night Out 2015

The 2015 National Night Out Against Crime is Tomorrow! “Night Out” is a national crime prevention event.  It is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite our communities.  It is a great chance to reconnect with neighbors and share information with each other while learning… [ Keep reading ]

Read This Before You Attend Torchlight, Not AT Torchlight

The Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade is Saturday, and if last year’s Torchlight Parade is a barometer, our region’s privately-owned cellular networks may become taxed by throngs of cell-phone wielding revelers. If you’re unable to reach our 911 Call Center in the event your cell phone provider’s network becomes bogged… [ Keep reading ]

Blind Athletes Challenge Seattle PD in Beep Baseball

Some Seattle Police officers will don darkened shades to compete against the Seattle South King Sluggers in a game designed for blind athletes. SPD players will have to listen for the ball and listen for which base to run. The public is invited to attend the Seattle Police Department vs. Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Traffic Alert: Seahawks, Pharell Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Soundgarden’s Superunknown With Concert, Football Game

If you’re planning on attending or fleeing Thursday’s Seahawks game/Soundgarden and Pharrell kickoff concert at Centurylink Field, make sure you have a game plan to get to and from downtown! The Seahawks game, pre-game concert and other NFL events around Centurylink Field are expected to draw tens of thousands of people into downtown Thursday,… [ Keep reading ]

Ten Arrested During May Day 2014 Demonstrations (UPDATED)

Seattle police limited property damage and made ten arrests during May Day 2014. While police anticipated the day’s large, permitted afternoon labor and immigration rally—organized by El Comite—would be peaceful, they’d seen indications that other evening protest events planned on Capitol Hill and the Central District could draw potentially destructive crowds. In… [ Keep reading ]

April 26th Is Drug Take Back Day

On April 26th Seattle Police Department and the The Drug Enforcement Administration will be providing you with the opportunity to make your homes and communities safer.  On the 26th from 10am-2pm you can drop off any unused or unwanted drugs at local precincts with no questions asked. You can find… [ Keep reading ]

Thank You 12s!

The fans that came out in force today for the historic Seahawk celebration downtown were fantastic.  They braved the cold weather and long waits before they were able to celebrate loudly as their team, the Super Bowl champions, Seattle Seahawks, were honored with the parade down Fourth Avenue and a rally at Century Link… [ Keep reading ]

The Post-Game Wrap Up

Moments after the Seahawks clinched their first-ever Super Bowl win Sunday night, fans spilled into Seattle’s streets for  impromptu celebrations. In anticipation of large, spontaneous gatherings, the Seattle Police Department deployed extra officers onto Seattle’s streets, and police worked late into the night as mostly well-behaved crowds celebrated the Hawks’… [ Keep reading ]