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Multiple animal rights bills head to Senate after overwhelming House passage

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OLYMPIA—Three new animal protection and justice bills head to the Washington State Senate after overwhelming passage in House in January. Standardizing animal abuse penalties HB 1961, concerning animal cruelty in the first degree, addresses a significant hole in current law, where judges have wide discretion in sentencing for certain forms of animal cruelty, leading to […]

2024 Finest and Furriest Calendar featuring SPD’s Mounted Patrol Unit

2024 Finest and Furriest Calendar

SEATTLE, Wash., November 17, 2023—The Seattle Police Foundation is excited to present the 2024 Finest and Furriest Calendar, a tribute to the Seattle Police Department Mounted Patrol Unit. The calendar uses light and shadow to draw out the natural beauty of the magnificent horses of the MPU. Within the pages you’ll find Police Horses Blue, […]

Off-Duty Seattle Police officer interrupts theft, struck by vehicle, discharges firearm

Seattle Police Officer vehicle theft

EDMONDS, Wash., September 11, 2023—An off-duty Seattle Police officer interrupted the theft of his personal vehicle today, September 11, at an apartment complex in the 9500 block of Edmonds Way. After being confronted, the suspect struck the off-duty officer with the stolen vehicle, knocking him to the ground. The off-duty officer discharged a handgun at […]

Thousands of fentanyl pills off the street from Mountlake Terrace drug bust

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MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., August 22, 2023—Seattle Police Department Narcotics Detectives recovered over two thousand grams of fentanyl powder and fentanyl pills in a Mountlake Terrace residence.  SPD detectives in conjunction with federal partners at Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) completed a narcotics operation where they served two search warrants for residences involved in drug trafficking in […]

Thirteen arrests in Washington and California for Cartel-connected drug trafficking

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SEATTLE, Wash., October 30, 2022—Federal investigators – FBI and DEA – along with Seattle police seized two RVs packed with methamphetamine and fake pills after that were driven from California to Washington up the I-5 corridor. A total of 19 persons associated with three drug trafficking groups have been arrested and are facing federal charges […]

PETA calls upon Seattle PD to investigate UW Primate Research Center for felony allegations

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SEATTLE, Wash., February 22, 2022 – PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, called upon Seattle Police Department Chief Adrian Diaz, today February 22, requesting an investigation of University of Washington’s (UW) Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) concerning allegations of destroying videos and photographs of primates used for experimentation, a class C felony […]

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