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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 […]

SPOG Supports Elementary School During Holidays

During the holidays, we bought presents and sponsored families of students at Rainier View Elementary. We also had the opportunity to visit classrooms handing out high fives and candy canes, and witnessed the dedication of all the teachers of Rainier View Elementary. Check out the video! A very special thank you to Principal Anitra Jones […]

Seattle Police Officers Guild Elects New Board of Directors

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 February 4, 2020 TO: All Media Outlets FM: Sarah Scott, Administrative Director, Seattle Police Officers’ Guild RE: Seattle Police Officers’ Guild Elects New […]

COMPAS Demand for Apology from FOP

The Council of Metropolitan Police and Sheriffs (COMPAS) is requesting that the Washington Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) issue a public apology for their actions in relation to COMPAS Executive Director Renee Maher and Behind the Badge Program Director Gayle Frink-Schulz. On Wednesday, January 22, at 3:30 pm in Olympia, Washington, there was a hearing […]

Response to Recent Protest Actions

The Seattle Police Officer’s Guild has reviewed the video involving our officers handling a recent protest in downtown Seattle. The officers involved did a remarkable job in a very tense and difficult situation. The officers were dealing with a group of individuals who wear masks at protests to disguise their identities and have a long […]

Rantz: Police staff ‘dangerously low’ as Seattle vastly overstates patrol numbers

“BY JASON RANTZ DECEMBER 4, 2019 AT 7:10 AM To address community concerns over an expected uptick in holiday-related crime, the City of Seattle recently announced emphasis patrols in certain neighborhoods. But not only are the police staff actually available for patrol at “dangerously low” levels, the number of patrol officers reported by the department […]

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 […]

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