Press Releases and Related News from the Seattle Police Officers Guild

Lexi Harris Benevolent Fund Details

LEGACY MEMORIAL ACCOUNT ESTABLISHED FOR SPD OFFICER LEXI HARRIS FUNDS WILL GO TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND FAMILY (Seattle, WA) — A memorial fund to honor fallen Seattle Police Officer Alexandra “Lexi” Harris has been established by the Seattle Police Officers Guild. The Officer Lexi Harris Benevolent Account will be used to continue her legacy […]

Donate to the Officer Lexi Harris Benevolent Account

Please consider making a donation to the Officer Lexi Harris Benevolent Account.  100% of every dollar raised will go to her family so they can help carry on Lexi’s mission of community service.  DONATE: HERE In the early morning hours on Sunday, June 13, 2021 Officer Alexandra “Lexi” Harris took police action when she assisted […]

Seattle Police Department Line of Duty Death

Seattle Police Department Line of Duty Death  The Seattle Police Officers’ Guild (SPOG) is confirming the tragic Line of Duty Death involving one of our members. Yesterday at approximately 0118 hours, a Seattle Police Officer took police action to assist a motorist on I-5 within the City of Seattle. Sadly, while serving the community, the […]

SPOG Reaction to OIG Lisa Judge / Gay Pride Parade Ban

The Seattle Police Officers’ Guild (SPOG) strongly disagrees with the Office of Inspector General Lisa Judge’s recent open letter to Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz advocating that SPD stop conducting traffic stops within the City of Seattle. SPOG also condemns in the strongest language possible any entity involved in scheduling events for Seattle’s Gay Pride […]

CBS News Interview

CBS News interviews a former SPD officer and SPOG member that finally had enough of the lack of city leadership. WATCH: https://youtu.be/vlqM6ntHdjU

COMPAS: Departure of Long Time Executive Director Renee Maher

The Council of Metropolitan Police and Sheriffs (COMPAS) announces the departure of long time Executive Director Renee Maher. COMPAS is the lobbying organization originally created to represent the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild, the King County Police Officers’ Guild and Port of Seattle police officers. While Port of Seattle officers are no longer part of COMPAS, […]

SPOG’s Response to the Chauvin Verdict

Today, a Minnesota jury respected due process and the rule of law by issuing a guilty verdict in the Chauvin Trial. For communities across our nation to trust law enforcement, they must have trust in our nation’s criminal justice system. Adhering and respecting the rule of law is key to that trust. Just days after […]

SPOG – Response to MLK Labor Council Vote

June 17, 2020 Today’s decision to disaffiliate the Seattle Police Officers Guild (SPOG) from the MLK Labor Council is deeply disappointing and concerning. SPOG has been an effective police labor union for its members since 1952. We take pride in consistently working hard to protect the collective bargaining rights for our members – always focusing […]

Seattle Police Officers Guild – Press Conference 6.8.20

SPOG President Mike Solan held a press conference addressing the dangerous working conditions for the 1,300 members of SPOG.

SPOG – Open Letter to Mayor Durkan, 6/6/20

June 6, 2020 Mayor Durkan, I’m writing this letter to inform you of the tenuous situation impacting SPOG members at the Seattle Police Department East Precinct. As I author this letter, several objects have been thrown at officers which have exploded. Several SPOG members are injured. As the situation on the ground devolves into more […]

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