Seattle Police Department
Jim Pugel, the former interim chief of the Seattle Police Department, has been named the second-in-command at the King County Sheriff’s Office.
Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.
Police say the victim warned officers he had a pistol and was holding a realistic-looking pellet gun.
Police are investigating the incident, in which both the officer and the woman in custody suffered injuries.
The City Council on Monday approved hiring Kathleen O’Toole as Seattle’s new police chief. The one-time Boston police commissioner and former inspector general for Ireland’s national police force will be Seattle’s first female chief.
Seattle Police are investigating a report of a drone peeping into a woman’s apartment window.
Police dashboard cameras can’t be withheld from public disclosure unless they relate to pending litigation, a divided state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle university stopped firing at students to reload, another student pepper-sprayed him and subdued him with the help of others and prevented more deaths, police said.
Seattle police are suing the city and U.S. Justice Department to challenge new “use of force” restrictions that they say are “unconstitutional” and endanger their lives.
Seattle police say there’s been more anti-authoritarian rhetoric leading up to this year’s May Day events