November 2020

SPD offering virtual Women's Personal Safety Class

In partnership with a the Seattle Parks Department- the Seattle Police Department is offering a virtual Women's Personal Safety Class.

Learn proactive tips and steps you can take to enhance your personal safety taught by female Seattle police officers and female employees.

Our class goals: 

-Know the important role your instincts and gut reactions play 

-Discover potentially dangerous situations and how to avoid them 

-Learn how to make a safety plan 

-Decrease the odds of becoming a victim 


About the class: 

-This is a facilitated discussion and lecture about crime prevention and safety.

-This is not a self-defense class. 

-This class is open to women of all ages and most appropriate for young women who are at least 14 year of age or older. For that reason, children should not attend.



New international shipping option in West Seattle at Admiral Junction Mailing Center

Local company has added DHL as a service point partner

The Admiral Junction Mailing Center in West Seattle has partnered with DHL Express as a Service Point Partner. This new affiliation provides the opportunity to ship from their location to over 220 countries using one of the most trusted names in international shipping. 


Man shot near Alki is in critical condition; Suspect arrested

information from Seattle Police Blotter

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot multiple times Sunday afternoon in the Alki neighborhood.

Police were dispatched to the 6000 block of Stevens Street Southwest after multiple callers reported shots had been fired in the alley. 

Officers arrived and found a man seriously wounded with multiple gunshot wounds. Witnesses said the suspect had left the scene on foot walking towards the beach. Additional officers flooded the area and found the suspect a few blocks away where he was taken into custody. Police found a 40 caliber handgun partially submerged in water at Alki Beach.