Detectives Investigating Thursday Evening Shooting in Rainier Valley

Witnesses called 911 just before 5:30pm Thursday to report shots fired in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South. Police arrived and found a 24-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg. They applied a tourniquet to the limb and provided aid until the Fire Department arrived. Officers also… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Vehicle/Building Collision, Several People Injured

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) will be conducting the investigation after a driver of a car accelerated backwards into the entrance of a Chinatown restaurant Thursday afternoon. Seven people inside the restaurant were injured and all were transported to the hospital with various injuries, at least two… [ Keep reading ]

Community Response Group Officers Seize Stolen Gun from Convicted Felon in Belltown, Recover Fentanyl, Other Drugs in SODO Stop

Officers from SPD’s Community Response Group (CRG) seized a stolen handgun and methamphetamine from a convicted felon, after spotting him in a car with a damaged ignition near Belltown late Wednesday night. In a separate incident on Tuesday, members of CRG recovered a collection of alaprazolam, fentanyl, meth and heroin… [ Keep reading ]

Third Public Comment Period Open for Currently Used Surveillance Technologies

The City of Seattle has published thethirdset of draft of Surveillance Impact Reports (SIRs) forthreeof the 26currently existing surveillance technologies, per the Surveillance Ordinance. We’re looking for the public’s input on the SIRs to help the provide Council with insight into community perspective and ensure City policies responsibly govern the… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Partners With Center for Policing Equity

Today the Seattle Police Department is launching an important new partnership with an organization known for reducing racial bias in public safety; the Center for Policing Equity (CPE). The CPE is a Los Angeles-based research and advocacy organization that produces analyses to identify and reduce the causes of racial disparities… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Killed In Lake City Hit-and-Run

Police are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a driver in a hit-and-run in the 3000 block of 127th Avenue Northeast. At approximately 10:45pm, a passerby called 911 to report a man lying in the road with apparent injuries. Seattle Fire Department medics arrived and provided aid to the 58-year-old… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested in August 2019 Aurora Homicide

Update 10/20/2020: Seattle Police Homicide detectives have had a break in an investigation that began in 2019. Police in Las Vegas arrested a 20-year-old man for a local charge there but notified Seattle Police that a man they suspected in the homicide, had been taken into custody. SPD detectives flew… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating After Man Shot on Beacon Hill

Police are investigating after an injured man in a stolen vehicle arrived at Harborview Medical Center Monday evening following a reported shooting on Beacon Hill. Just before 5pm, officers responded to report of shots fired near Jose Rizal Park. Police found evidence of a shooting at the scene, but no… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary, Auto Theft Suspect Arrested in Queen Anne Park

A 36-year-old man suspected of a burglary and an auto theft in North Seattle was arrested Sunday afternoon after he fled from the vehicle and ran into the bathrooms of a Queen Anne park. On Sunday at approximately 3:00 PM, a homeowner reported that an unknown man entered his garage… [ Keep reading ]

Five Individuals Arrested During Saturday Night Demonstration

Officers made multiple arrests on Saturday evening related to a demonstration in East Precinct. Five subjects were arrested at approximately 10:30 pm at 15th Avenue and East Spring Street for offenses including failure to disperse, pedestrian interference, obstruction and resisting arrest. Officers were monitoring a planned demonstration that began at… [ Keep reading ]