Press Releases and Related News from the Seattle Police Officers Guild

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.

March 2019 SPOG Officer of the Month

The following narrative is a summary of a critical incident that occurred within the City of Seattle. The involved officers were nominated by their peers for SPOG Officers of the Month due to their excellence, bravery and life safety actions.

SPOG Membership Overwhelmingly Votes to Accept Contract Offer

The Seattle Police Officer’s Guild is pleased to announce that our membership of 1320 members has voted overwhelmingly to ratify the new contract offer. Ballots were counted today and 1013 of the 1059 returned ballots voted to accept the contract offer.

SPD officers involved in Eastlake shooting under criminal investigation

Seattle police have opened an investigation into an officer-involved shooting in the Eastlake neighborhood Sunday. A source within the department close to the investigation says both officers are under criminal investigation.

Police union explains how officers are trained for knife attacks

In the wake of the Seattle Police shooting of a young mother, the police officers’ union is speaking out, hoping to shed some light on the officers and their training.

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