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Seattle Police Chief Resigns Following Vote to Cut Department Budget

Chief Carmen Best announced her retirement just hours after the city council approved a budget that would reallocate monies originally slated to be put toward the police department to community programs

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DHS Official: 113 Eye Injuries to Federal Police During Portland Protests

Ken Cuccinelli testified before a Senate subcommittee hearing on the violent protests in Oregon, saying that a number of officers have had "days-long blindness."

Washington Teens Come to the Rescue of Deputy in Jeopardy

King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht and Auburn Police Chief Daniel O'Neil awarded five teenagers the Medal of Heroism—the highest honor a civilian can receive from the Sheriff's Office—for their act of valor when a deputy with the King County Sheriff's Office got into a violent confrontation with a suspected drunk driver.

Portland Protests Causing Millions in Overtime Costs for Police

The total overtime costs for the Portland Police Bureau through late July—the end of the last pay period—is almost $5.4 million. Further, accrued "comp time" will cost around $1.2 million.

Cache of Molotovs and Ammunition Found Near Portland Protest Site

Police in Portland, OR, discovered a number of rifle magazines as well as "Molotov cocktail" improvised incendiary devices as protests continued over the weekend. The bombs and ammo were found during a shots fired call.

Washington K-9 Makes Major Narcotics, Cash, and Firearms Bust

A K-9 with the Monroe (WA) Police Department had the largest find of his three-year career with partner Officer Devin Tucker while assisting the Everett Police Department in the search of a vehicle a couple months ago.

Rioters Set Portland Police Association Building on Fire

Rioters in Portland, OR, set fire to the headquarters offices of the Portland Police Association during a riot that turned ugly on Saturday night.

Oregon Officer Shot, Gunman Remains at Large

An officer with the Salem (OR) Police Department was shot and wounded early Friday morning and the suspected gunman remains at large.

Suspected Cop Killer Ordered Held Without Bail

A judge has ruled that a 37-year-old man accused of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Officer Jonathan Shoop of the Bothell (WA) Police Department will be held without bail.

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Washington Officer Murdered, Suspect in Custody

An officer with the Bothell (WA) Police Department was shot and killed and another shot and wounded after a traffic stop turned into a brief vehicle pursuit on Monday night.