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Seattle Ice Cream Shop Bans Armed Police

“I feel it’s divisive rhetoric. I view it as political pandering,” said Mike Solan, president of the Seattle Police Officer’s Guild. He denounced the sign as “unreasonable activism” amid calls to defund the police.

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Majority of Seattle Council Wants to Cut Police Funding by 50%

In a letter Wednesday, Senior Deputy Mayor Mike Fong warned the council that major and immediate Police Department cuts could require large numbers of officers to be laid off, arguing the city isn’t ready for that scenario.

Seattle Businesses Hired Private Police for Protection in Lawless CHOP Zone

On Monday morning some protesters and a Fox News reporter got into a shouting match, which was broken up by black-clad, gun-toting men who appeared to be officers. One’s vest read, “Public Safety Officer.” The other read: “Iconic Global Officer.”

Seattle Police Clear Out Occupied Zone, Arrest 31

Officers gave the order to disperse the area at 5 a.m. and gave protestors eight minutes to comply, informing them they could safely exit the region to the south.

Washington Police Rescue Woman from River

Officers with the Aberdeen Police Department rescued a woman from rushing rapids in a river on Sunday morning.

Shooting in Seattle "Autonomous Zone" Leaves 14-Year-Old Wounded

One person was killed and a 14-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting on Monday morning near Seattle's "Autonomous Zone" as occupants prevented police officers from responding to the scene.

Former Head of Seattle Police Union Comments on Officers Abandoning Station

"It is beyond me that you could let a taxpayer funded building go by the wayside."

Protesters Block Off Seattle Neighborhood After Police Leave

Midway through the evening, protestors hung a banner on the East Precinct that read, “Property of the People.” There were signs and graffiti lining the streets that read "Welcome to Free Capitol Hill" and "Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone."

Seattle Police Release Body Camera Footage of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

The Seattle Police Department has released body camera footage of an officer involved shooting that resulted in the death of a knife-wielding suspect.

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Officer Who Voiced Disagreement with COVID-19 Enforcement on Leave

Officer Greg Anderson of the Port of Seattle Police Department is now on administrative leave after posting a video on social media voicing disagreement with the enforcement of the state’s stay-at-home order.