Significant Incident Reports

This site contains Significant Incident Reports (SIRs). The types of reports that qualify as “significant” varies so here is what we consider significant.

  • Assault with significant injury
  • Bias crime
  • Event likely to generate media attention
  • Event likely to generate community concern
  • Hostage/barricade
  • In-custody death
  • Officer assaulted
  • Robbery
  • Shots fired (with damage or evidence)
  • Significant crisis events, including those resolved without force
  • Type II and Type III use-of-force investigations
  • Any other event a sergeant believes is significant

Incidents such as homicides, sexual assaults, domestic violence, child abuse and custody dispute calls, while significant, contain information that may identify the victim in a certain case and may not be posted here.

These reports are a small portion of the information we gather at an incident and are based on early information. Information in an officer’s final report may differ from the text contained here and should be considered more accurate. 

  • Friday – May 27, 2022
    #2022-133414/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-27-2022 at 0028 hours, officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the Mount Baker Neighborhood. Officers arrived and located evidence of a shooting in the street. No victims or property damage were located. The incident was screened. #2022-133571/East Precinct/First Watch: On 05-27-2022 at 0640 hours, officers were dispatched to a […]
  • Thursday – May 26, 2022
    #2022-132893/West Precinct/Second Watch: On 05-26-2022 at 1258 hours, Seattle Fire requested PD for a very strong chemical smell from a unit in an apartment complex. The building was evacuated. ABS responded and cleared the unit of any obvious dangerous chemicals. SFD was unable to locate the source of the initial complaint of a chemical smell. […]
  • Wednesday – May 25, 2022
    #2022-131412/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-25-2022 at 0054 hours, officers arrived with Seattle Fire for a small fire in the lobby of an apartment complex. Smoke filled the complex after the fire was put out. Fire Marshal arrived at the scene, and it was determined to have been arson, with a possible suspect. SPD’s ABS screened […]
  • Tuesday – May 24, 2022
    #2022-130528/Southwest Precinct/First Watch: On 05-24-2022 at 0230 hours, a suspect was heckling females at the Corner Pocket Billiards located at the 4300 SW Alaska St. A male intervened and a disturbance ensued. The intervening male victim left the establishment and went to the parking lot at an apartment building located in the area of 38 […]
  • Monday – May 23, 2022
    #2022-129874/North Precinct/First Watch: On 05-23-2022 at 1043 hours, Vehicle 1 (V1) was SB on Aurora approaching 135th. The driver stated he had no brakes approaching the stop light. He attempted to turn EB onto 135th. In the process, he clipped Vehicle 2 (V2) which was stopped in the left turn lane. He then hit two […]
  • Sunday – May 22, 2022
    #2022-128696/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-22-2022 at 0211 hours, the King County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting scene one block north of the Seattle boundary with Shoreline where three victims had been shot at a large party. There was a large, unruly crowd and KCSO requested a “Fast Back” by all available SPD Officers in […]
  • Saturday – May 21, 2022
    #2022-127831/Southwest Precinct/First Watch: On 05-21-2022 at 0656 hours, officers were in the area behind the Target located at the 2800 BLK of SW Barton St. Officers saw a vehicle and ran the license plate. The vehicle was taken in an armed robbery involving a firearm on 5/18/22 in South Seattle (case# 22-125509). Officers asked for […]
  • Friday – May 20, 2022
    #2022-126523/West Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-20-2022 at 0017 hours, officers responded to a stabbing call in which two victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Victim 1 had been involved in an on-going feud with the suspect. The suspect arrived at the King’s hookah lounge to continue her feud with victim 1. Victim 2 attempted to break up the […]
  • Thursday – May 19, 2022
    #2022-125932/East Precinct/Second Watch: On 05-19-2022 at 1211 hours, multiple 911 callers reported a subject was threatening people with a knife near the intersection of E Jefferson ST and 12 AV E. Responding officers located the subject near the intersection and ordered him to stop. The subject did not obey commands and took off running from […]
  • Wednesday – May 18, 2022
    #2022-124508/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-18-2022 at 0052 hours, a victim was cleaning up graffiti using a large pressure washer that was on a trailer attached to the victim’s truck. A suspect walked up to the victim and hit the victim repeatedly. The suspect then got into the truck and drove off. Officers were on a […]
  • Tuesday – May 17, 2022
    #2022-123669/Southwest Precinct/First Watch: On 05-17-2022 at 0718 hours, officers ran the license plate to a suspected stolen vehicle parked on the side of the road at the 7100 BLK of 1 Ave S (approximately 70 feet from SW Peninsula PL/SW Michigan St encampment). The suspect was in the driver’s seat with the key in the […]
  • Monday – May 16, 2022
    #2022-122553/East Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-16-2022 at 0218 hours, an 18-year-old male was dropped off by his friends at Harborview Medical Center suffering from a gunshot wound (GSW) to his right hand and a graze wound to his face. The subject refused to tell officers what occurred. Security alerted officers that the vehicle that dropped the […]
  • Sunday – May 15, 2022
    #2022-121619/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-15-2022 at 0052 hours, officers responded to the area of 9400 27 Ave SW to a report of shots fired from a vehicle that had fled the area. On arrival officers contacted several witnesses who had varying accounts of what they had seen. Possibly 2-3 vehicles had been seen leaving the […]
  • Saturday – May 14, 2022
    #2022-120756/East Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-14-2022 at 0202 hours, officers responded to Pine St and Melrose AV to reports of a subject firing a 9mm gun. It was reported that the subject was firing towards traffic. Officers arrived and located witnesses to the shooting but did not locate the shooter or any victims. Officers canvassed the […]
  • Friday – May 13, 2022
     #2022-119955/North Precinct/First WatchOn 05-13-2022, at 923 HRS, Officers responded to a tow lot in the North Precinct area regarding a subject prowling an RV in a secured lot. When employees confronted the subject, he brandished a knife and attempted to leave the area. As the first officer arrived, the suspect fled on foot into the […]
  • Thursday – May 12, 2022
    #2022-118817/South Precinct/First Watch On 05-12-2022 at 3:24 AM, officers responded to an alarm call at an elementary school, which is currently under construction, in the 3200 block of 23rd Avenue South. Officers and a K9 team responded and arrested two suspects for burglary. #2022-118553/North Precinct/Third WatchOn 05-11-2022 at 1935 hours, multiple 911 callers reported gunfire, and […]
  • Wednesday – May 11, 2022
    #2022-117533/North Precinct/Second Watch On 05-10-2022 an officer was en route to a collision when an employee at a business flagged him down in a parking lot in the 11000 block of Roosevelt Way Northeast and directed him to a nearby vehicle. As the officer was attempting to contact the driver of the vehicle, the driver […]
  • Tuesday – May 10, 2022
    #2022-117083/North Precinct/First Watch: On 05-10-2022 at 0315 hours, 911 received reports of 8-10 shots fired. No victims or damage were found; however, evidence of a shooting was recovered. There is no suspect information at this time.
  • Monday – May 9, 2022
    #2022-116023/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-09-2022 at 0141 hours, a victim was riding his bicycle when he stopped and asked another man a question. The suspect then assaulted the victim, knocking him to the ground. The victim got up and started to grab his bike to get away when the suspect told the victim to leave […]
  • Sunday – May 8, 2022
    #2022-115185/West Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-08-2022 at 0026 hours, officers working the 3rd and Pine emphasis observed a suspected stolen vehicle with a fraudulent temporary tag parked at 4th and Pine. Officers contacted the driver through the open driver’s side door as the suspect sought to start the car and drive away. Officer intervention to obtain […]
  • Saturday – May 7, 2022
    #2022-114232/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-07-2022 at 0011 hours, a female victim reported an unprovoked attack that occurred when she entered an elevator at her apartment complex. The victim was punched, kicked, and strangled by two suspects, who then fled the scene with her mobile phone and other personal property. Officers were unable to locate them […]
  • Friday – May 6, 2022
    #2022-113567/Southwest Precinct/First Watch: On 05-06-2022 at 1018 hours, an unknown male robbed the U.S. Bank located at 4200 SW Edmunds Street. The suspect was described as early 20s, 5’9″, thin build, blue surgical mask, black hoodie, dark pants, black and white Jordan Shoes. The suspect demanded money from the bank. No weapon displayed or implied. […]
  • Thursday – May 5, 2022
    #2022-112806/North Precinct/Second Watch: On 05-05-2022 at 1435 hours, a male dressed in all black clothing (but with distinctive logos and patterns) entered a bank in the 8200 block of 35th Ave NE and passed a threatening demand note to a teller, warning her not to alert anyone and to give him all the cash in […]
  • Wednesday – May 4, 2022
    #2022-111744/West Precinct/Second Watch: On 05-04-2022 at 1148 hours, officers were dispatched to the report of a male subject bleeding from the head and being chased by another male subject swinging a stick. Officers arrived and located the subject with the head injury who stated he was not the victim of assault but had hit his […]
  • Tuesday – May 3, 2022
    #2022-110581/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-03-2022 at 0139 hours, a male was returning home from a casino in Skyway. When he reached his front porch, he was approached by three suspects, one armed with a pistol. The suspects ordered the victim not to open his front door, then had the victim hand over his wallet. The […]

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