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Seattle’s Finest participate in the Relay for Life

Seattle’s Finest is a group of Parking Enforcement Officers who are fighting back against cancer by participating in the Relay for Life, a national fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. The 2011 Relay for Life walkathon took place on June 11-12. Because cancer never sleeps, at least one team… [ Keep reading ]

Two men charged in plot to attack Seattle military processing center

Here is the text and a link to a news release provided by the DOJ. TWO MEN CHARGED IN PLOT TO ATTACK SEATTLE MILITARY PROCESSING CENTER Defendants Sought Firearms and Grenades to Attack Complex where Enlistees Report SEATTLE – Two men were arrested late last night and are charged by… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Statement re: Monetti case

Officer Cobane and other officers at the scene were investigating a complaint of a recent nearby armed robbery involving the use of a machete.  The officers had reasonable suspicion to detain Mr. Monetti as they investigated.  This incident was subject to independent review by the Seattle Police Department’s Office of… [ Keep reading ]

ADRT coming to a street near you

On June 15th, the Aggressive Driver Response Team (ADRT) conducted a “Bus Only” lane emphasis patrol on the West Seattle Bridge at the request of West Seattle residents.  The following citations were issued: West Seattle Bridge – 45 mph zone 1 at 59 mph 19 Bus Lane violations Additionally, an ADRT officer… [ Keep reading ]

“Picnic at the Precinct” schedule announced

This Saturday June 18th, all East precinct residents are invited to the Picnic at the Precinct between Pike and Pine.  There will be free food, dancing, entertainment, and activities for children.  This is a great chance to meet your local officers and to take a precinct tour. The Picnic at… [ Keep reading ]

ADRT targets “Bus Only” lane violators

On June 9 and 10th the Aggressive Driver Response Team (ADRT) conducted a “Bus Only” lane emphasis patrol on the West Seattle Bridge at the request of West Seattle residents.  Many motorists honked and waved at the officers or gave the officers the “thumbs up” as they were conducting their enforcement operation. The following… [ Keep reading ]

2011 National Night Out

The 2011 National Night Out Against Crime will be Tuesday, August 2nd .  “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… [ Keep reading ]

SPD motorcycle officer involved in collision

On 6/9/11, at approximately 2:30 p.m., officers responded to N. 35th St and Densmore Ave N. to a collision involving a SPD motors officer. Seattle Fire responded and transported the officer to Harborview Medical Center with very minor injuries.  Driver 1, a 23-year-old female was not injured. According to witnesses, vehicle… [ Keep reading ]

One-Day Community Police Academy

Interested in the ten-week Community Police Academy but can’t make the time commitment?  SPD has developed a one-day Academy!  The courses provided will be condensed and a hybrid of the regular ten-week sessions.  For those willing and able, we hope that you will consider attending one of the ten-week sessions.  For more… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Police Department is now taking applications for the Ten-Week 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 fall Ten-Week Community Police Academy that begins Thursday, September 15, 2011.  Classes are held once a week for ten-weeks… [ Keep reading ]