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Updated totals for this weekend’s National Drug Take Back Day

Here are the total amounts, per precinct, of Saturday’s Drug Take Back Day: East Precinct-68 pounds West Precinct-59 pounds Southwest Precinct-199 pounds South Precinct-36 pounds North Precinct-147 pounds Total weight: 509 pounds.  Thank you all that participated, and there will be another opportunity in the Spring.

National Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, September 29th

On Saturday, September 29th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm the Seattle Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your medications for disposal… [ Keep reading ]

North Seattle Spree Burglar to Be Sentenced Today

King County prosecutors are asking for a tough sentence for an 18-year-old man who went on a burglary spree across North Seattle earlier this year. Beginning in February, Maxfield Dare burglarized more than a dozen homes as his victims slept, and stole cash, credit cards and cars. Detectives from SPD’s… [ Keep reading ]

Stay safe this summer in and around the water!

HARBOR Patrol – Summer safety tips The weather will be hot this weekend, and there will be a lot of people on the water enjoying the hydros and Blue Angels.  The Seattle Police Department would like to remind everyone to be safe while enjoying this Seafair weekend, and anytime you… [ Keep reading ]

Talk Shop With Cops At August 11th Precinct Picnics

Summer’s finally here, which means you’ll soon have the chance to hobnob with Seattle police officers without having to call 911 first. On August 11th, each of the department’s five precincts will host Picnic at the Precinct events, so you and your family can chow down on free food and ice… [ Keep reading ]

Pipes and Drums! Band hosts benefit concert

There will be an invasion of police  pipers and drummers as the newly formed Seattle Police Pipes and Drums host the pipe bands from Boston Police and Delta, British Columbia later this month for a concert to raise money for the SPP&D. The Seattle Police Pipes and Drums is a non-profit band, funded… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Accepting Applications for Autumn 2012 Community Police Academy

Want to learn about being a police officer? What is CSI? What does I & R stand for? What’s a DOA? The Seattle Police Department is now taking applications for the Autumn Community Police Academy that begins Thursday, September 6, 2012. Classes are held once a week for 11 weeks… [ Keep reading ]

Planning to attend “Family 4th at Lake Union”? Tips for motorists

Please plan your travel accordingly and bring a healthy dose of patience if you get stuck in pre/post event traffic. Tomorrow Seattle Police will be out assisting with crowds and traffic in and around Gasworks Park in preparation for this year’s Family 4th at Lake Union. The annual event is very… [ Keep reading ]