Detectives Investigating Fatal Motor Scooter/Vehicle Collision in West Seattle

A man driving a motor scooter was killed on Friday afternoon in a collision in the 4500 block of Beach Drive Southwest. At approximately 3:20 p.m., the driver of a sedan parked on the east side of Beach Drive Southwest pulled into the lanes of travel to attempt a U-turn…. [ Keep reading ]

SPD Statement on East Precinct Building Safety Measures

The Seattle Police Department has been actively engaging with Capitol Hill residents, business owners and community leaders and hears their concerns about the barriers at the East Precinct. As a result of those discussions, work has begun. Broken windows are being replaced and will be covered temporarily with plywood. The… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Rainier Valley Drive-by Shooting

Detectives are investigating a Thursday evening shooting that left one man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Just after 5:00 p.m., 911 callers reported a man had been shot near the intersection of Renton Avenue South and 43rd Avenue South. Witnesses said the suspect fled in a vehicle. Police… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Dies Following Lake City Collision

SPD detectives are investigating after a woman died following a motorist/pedestrian collision on Lake City Way. Around 8:30 PM on Tuesday, a woman was driving northbound in the 13300 block of Lake City Way when she struck a female pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian was reportedly not in a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Chase, Arrest Felon Carrying Two Guns

Police arrested a man with multiple felony warrants and recovered two loaded guns he was carrying in his pockets Monday afternoon. SPD officers working with the US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force located a felony warrant suspect in the 1900 block of East Madison Street on Monday shortly before 1:00… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Two Women Shot Near Judkins Park

Detectives are investigating after two women were shot near Judkins Park Monday night. Dispatchers began receiving calls of shots fired around 8 PM near 22nd Avenue and East Norman Street. Callers said they saw a vehicle speeding away from the park immediately following the gunfire. Two women–20 and 22-years-old–arrived at… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man For Threatening Woman and Her Children in South Seattle Hate Crime

SPD’s Bias Crime investigator and patrol officers on Thursday arrested a 51-year-old man suspected of targeting and threatening a woman and her children in South Seattle. On March 16th, a woman was driving with her two children and stopped at a red light at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill Carjacking Ends in Crash Downtown

Officers arrested a 39-year-old man after he carjacked a motorist in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, drove downtown, struck a person attending a demonstration and crashed into a fire hydrant. Around 8:15 PM, a man called police and reported he’d been carjacked at 11 Avenue and East Pike Street. The victim… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Police Department Pledges to Advance Women in Policing

Today, the Seattle Police Department has signed on to the 30×30 Pledge – a series of low- and no-cost actions policing agencies can take to improve the representation and experiences of women in law enforcement. The activities help policing agencies assess the current state of a department with regard to… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Georgetown Fatality Collision

A bicyclist was killed late Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a semi-truck in the Georgetown neighborhood. Just before 5:00 p.m., police responded to the intersection of South Michigan Street and Corson Avenue South for reports of a semi-truck vs. bicyclist collision. Seattle Fire Department responded to the scene as… [ Keep reading ]