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Press Releases and Related News from the Seattle Police Officers Guild

Seattle K9 Teams Deserve Our Support

Seattle is home to some of the best K9 officers and trainers in the country. Officers in the unit spend thousands of hours training with their police dogs. Handlers are not only required to train with their dogs every day, but they also live with them. A K9 officer and police dog are certified together […]

Catch and Release Hurts Seattle

Chief Carmen Best Tweet “A business owner reported a property crime, and @SeattlePD arrested the suspect. Within hours, the suspect was released from jail and returned to commit a new crime. The same officer re-arrested the suspect. This not only hurts our community, but officer morale as well. #MCCA2019″ We agree and well said Chief […]

Officer: I’m loyal but I’ve been pushed too far. And I’m done staying quiet.

We get a lot of comments like “How can you do your job protecting the citizens of Seattle with the lack of support and even attacks from City leadership?” We even welcomed a candidate recently who wants to abolish us. The answer is that we’re professionals. And we are loyal. Please read this Officers thoughts […]

Seattle Police Officers Guild City Council Endorsements

Seattle Police Officers Guild 2949 Fourth Avenue South Seattle, WA 98134 206.767.1150 (phone) 206.768.1848 (fax) Kevin Stuckey – President Mike Solan – Vice President Walt Hayden – Secretary/Treasurer PRESS RELEASE October 17, 2019 TO: All Media Outlets FM: Officer Kevin Stuckey, SPOG President RE: Seattle Police Officers Guild City Council Endorsements The Seattle Police Officers […]

Police advocates say it’s time to stop the ‘demagoguery’ and back America’s men and women in blue

According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, there are 88 Line of Duty deaths of Police Officers so far this year. For more information on the issues facing police now and the response of public officials, take a look at the video linked below. Dr. Darrin Porcher, Steve Kardian and Chief Lisa Parker on recent […]

SPD: In Our Own Words

Seattle Police Officer Ryan Gallagher talks about patrol work and the rewards of being a police officer. Video by Stacey Sanner Productions

FBI Confirms the deadly cost of a ‘War On Cops’: NY Post

“A new FBI report finds that the “War on Cops” is real and has deadly consequences. Undertaken last year after a spate of cop-killings around the nation, the study confirms that areas across the nation have seen “de-policing” in the wake of protests that political leaders seemed to support.” Read Article

Statement Regarding Officer Adley Shepherd Decision

For Immediate Release Statement Regarding Officer Adley Shepherd Decision Seattle Police Officers Guild   2949 Fourth Avenue South Seattle, WA 98134 206.767.1150 (phone) 206.768.1848 (fax)   Kevin Stuckey – President Mike Solan – Vice President Walt Hayden – Secretary/Treasurer TO: All Media Outlets FM: Officer Kevin Stuckey, SPOG President RE: Statement Regarding Officer Adley Shepherd […]

Watch a tearful Jon Stewart receive a touching gift from 9/11 first responders

It’s been an emotional week for Jon Stewart.

The comedian and former The Daily Show host gave a powerful speech before Congress on Tuesday to fight for full funding of the 9/11 first responders compensation fund.

SPOG Letter to the Citizens of Seattle regarding Adley Shepherd

Why is SPOG supporting Adley Shepherd? We feel it is important for the citizens of the City of
Seattle to understand why we continue to support him and fight to get his job back.

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