Seattle Police SWAT team in The Junction: Just training, but …

May 15, 2014 at 11:20 am | In West Seattle news, West Seattle police | 5 Comments

When Judy asked via Twitter why Seattle Police SWAT officers are in The Junction, near 42nd and Oregon, we suspected they’d come for training (the to-be-demolished homes in that block have been used for it before); as our crew discovered, that suspicion was correct. The team has a request, though: If you parked along 42nd in the area (4400 block, north of Oregon), please go move your vehicle(s) ASAP …

… they need the space!

5 Comments

  1. That is some training!

    Comment by Starsky — 2:55 pm May 15, 2014 #

  2. Could this be the cause of the big BOOM we just heard at 42nd and Andover?

    Comment by Raechelle — 6:56 pm May 15, 2014 #

  3. Less militarization of the police, more effective policing like walking beats

    Comment by Marc Mauger — 8:45 pm May 15, 2014 #

  4. Totally agree Marc.

    Comment by CE — 9:27 am May 16, 2014 #

  5. I lived in one of these wonderful old homes several years back. It’s a damn shame to see this block being torn down to make room for yet MORE apartments that we don’t need.

    Comment by buddsmom — 3:58 pm May 16, 2014 #

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