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Man Charged with Arson in Attack on Seattle Police Precinct

The judge declined to set bond for David-Pitts, who is scheduled to appear next in court on Sept. 1. He is the fourth person to face charges after the fire incident Monday at the police building.

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Seattle Rioters Try to Trap Officers in Precinct Building and Burn It

New SPD surveillance video from the East Precinct shows rioters setting fires around the precinct, after trying to cement the door shut with quick-setting cement, while officers are inside. The officers escaped and the building did not burn.

Protest in Seattle Turns Violent as Rioter Sets Fire Outside Police Station

One person was arrested after multiple fires were set as a protest in Seattle on Monday night turned into a violent and dangerous riot.

Washington Officer Charged with Murder in Fatal 2019 OIS

King County Prosecutor Daniel Satterberg determined that the fatal shooting by Officer Jeff Nelson in 2019 was unjustified.

Seattle Officer Nearly Lost Vision to Fireworks Attack During Sunday Riot

“These aren't tiny fireworks, they're not firecrackers, they're commercial-grade mortars… they should be launched hundreds of feet in the air in a safe place to be detonated to put on a fireworks display," Officer Adam Fowler said.

Washington K-9 Killed While Tracking Homicide Suspect

K-9 Ronja, a two-year-old German shepherd, was reportedly engaging the murder suspect when he shot her.

Union Says Seattle Officers Struggling with Morale After Chief's Resignation

“It’s going to be really difficult to even get police officers to come here in the future because public safety is at risk,” Union head Mike Solan said.

Seattle Chief Says She Resigned Over City Council Not Seeking Her Advice, Disrespect to Officers

“This is not about the money and certainly isn’t about the demonstrators” who were blocked on a road near her home by neighbors, Best said. “Be real. I have a thicker skin than that. It really is about the overarching lack of respect for the officers, the men and women who work so hard day in and day out.”

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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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.