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Press Releases and Related News from the Seattle Police Officers Guild

Seattle Police Officers’ Guild Statement on Officer-Involved Shooting

Seattle, WA – On April 29th, 2020, just before 2:15 PM, south precinct officers received initial reports about a man and woman arguing at the Rainier Playfield near 37th Avenue South and South Oregon Street. The woman involved flagged down a passerby and asked them to call 911 on her behalf. She reported the man […]

Seattle Police Officers Collect Food For “Food Bank Friday”

A Project Within Seattle Police Officers Guild Emerald Protection Plan Seattle, WA- On Thursday April 30th, officers will be placed at two local grocery stores to collect food donations from the public so our community can team up with our police officers to donate food items to food banks. Food Bank Friday is an innovative […]

Seattle Police Officers Save Baby & Mom from Domestic Violence Attack

So PROUD of our professional, caring Officers who successfully and safely rescued a mom and her baby from a Domestic Violence attack. The person who took the video said, “Police officers were holding her, you know as gently as possible and then another officer took her and patting her on the butt, like you would […]

At the Capitol, SPOG President Mike Solan on Prisoner Release

Washington’s recidivism rate is approximately 32% (https://worldpopulationreview.com/states/recidivism-rates-by-state/) in 2020. Almost a third of prisoners released are likely therefore to re-victimize someone. Releasing a Tsunami of felons on the state is far from keeping the state healthy, as some in state leadership suggest they are attempting to do.

Seattle Police Officers Guild Joins Press Conference in Opposition of Releasing Inmates

For Immediate Release Wednesday April 22, 2020 Contact: Mike Solan Email: Mike@seattlepoliceguild.org Mike Solan – President Pete Schrantz– Vice President Walt Hayden – Secretary/Treasurer (OLYMPIA, WA) Seattle Police Officers Guild President Mike Solan will join crime victims and elected officials at a press conference tomorrow to voice their opposition to Governor Inslee’s planned release of […]

SPOG and KCPOG Statement Regarding Early Release of Prisoners

For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Contact: Mike Solan, SPOG, Mike@seattlepoliceguild.org & Mike “Manny” Mansanerez, KCPOG, Mike@kcpog.com Seattle Police Officers’ Guild and King County Police Officers Guild Release Joint Statement Regarding Early Release of Prisoners (Seattle, WA) Seattle Police Officers’ Guild President Mike Solan and King County Police Officers Guild President Mike “Manny” Mansanerez release […]

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SPOG To Share COVID19 Task Force Live Stream

Seattle, WA- On Wednesday, March 25, a local public access news affiliate announced it will no longer be airing the White House’s live press COVID-19 news briefings. SPOG President Mike Solan Released the following statement:

Seattle Police Best Practices During COVID19

Your Seattle Police, along with fellow Departments and Police Unions nationally, are working together to develop and share best practices to keep our Officers and communities safe and functioning well during this crisis. “As every police agency and union in the nation scrambles to deal with the COVID-19 virus outbreak, it can be easy to […]

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