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Seattle Police Seek to Bolster Recruitment and Retention with $1.6M Plan

Incentives to keep officers from leaving will include striking unsubstantiated complaints from personnel records in a "clear my card" program.

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Washington Department Receives Grant to Address Homelessness

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) has granted $84,000 in funding to the Port Angeles Police Department to help address homelessness in the town on the Canadian border.

Daughters of Slain Washington Officer Sue Department

The daughters of an officer with the Tacoma Police Department who was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call in November 2016 have reportedly filed a wrongful death suit against the agency.

Marine Kidnapped as Baby Meets FBI Agent Who Rescued Him

Two days after Rembert was born in 1997, the baby boy was kidnapped by a woman who claimed to be a health care worker. More than 24 hours later, Sowers found Rembert, who had been abandoned in a box behind a dumpster.

2 Washington Officers Injured in Vehicle Collision with Suspected DUI Driver

Two officers with the Arlington (WA) Police Department suffered reportedly minor injuries when their vehicle was struck by a suspected drunken driver on Thursday morning.

Washington Officer Shot Investigating Break-In, Suspects Arrested

The shooting suspect, a 19-year-old man, was arrested Monday afternoon in Centralia.

Retirement Community in Washington Raising Money for Police Teddy Bears

Residents at a local retirement home in Milton, WA, have come together to plan a fundraising picnic for their police department so that officers are well-equipped with Teddy bears to give to children caught up in high-stress incidents.

Seattle Chief: Weekend of Violence Stretched Department Resources

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best says that a string of violent incidents over the weekend highlighted the fact that the agency has "some critical staffing issues."

Washington Officers Shoot, Kill Man Threatening to Hurt Young Child

Officers with the Kirkland (WA) Police Department were forced to open fire on a man who had threatened to hurt or kill a young child.

WA Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Allegedly Attacked ICE Facility

Officers were forced to fatally shoot a gunman who was reportedly throwing incendiary devices at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention Center and then at vehicles in the parking lot.