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Tacoma Police Department News Releases

 

View Tacoma Police Department news releases below or visit the Pierce County Sheriff's Department website for Pierce County Force Investigation Team (PCFIT) news releases.

   

Homicide Investigation - 4000 block of McKinley Avenue

April 19, 2021 

 
Public Service Announcement - Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise

April 14, 2021 

 
Homicide Investigation - 4300 block of Ruston Way

April 7, 2021 

 
Arrest Made in Assault of Asian Couple Seen in Video

April 2, 2021 

 
Statement of Solidarity with the AAPI Community

March 29, 2021 

 
Media Release March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021 

 
Update - Homicide Investigation - 4400 block of S. 49th St.

March 17, 2021 

 
Aggravated Assault Investigation - 4400 block of S. 49th St.

March 14, 2021 

 
Arrest made in Homicide / Agg Assault from 3600 block of E. McKinley Ave

March 4, 2021 

 
Tacoma Police Department Body Worn Camera Program Fully Deployed

March 1, 2021

 

Homicide Investigation - 2700 block of S. Yakima Avenue

February 8, 2021 

 

Homicide / Aggravated Assault Investigation - 3600 block of E. McKinley Ave

February 6, 2021 

 

Statement to the Community from Interim Chief Ake

February 5, 2021 

 

Arrests Made in Homicide that occurred in the 1800 block of S. 15th St

February 2, 2021 

 

Homicide Investigation from 1700 block of S. J Street Transferred to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office

January 27, 2021 

 

Officer Involved in Incident at S. 9th St. and Pacific Ave. Identified

January 25, 2021 

 

Officer Involved in Incident at S. 9th St and Pacific Ave. Placed on Administrative Leave

January 24, 2021 

 

Incident at S. 9th Street and Pacific Avenue

January 23, 2021 

 

Homicide Investigation - 1700 block of S. J Street

January 20, 2021 

 

Homicide Arrest - 7600 block of S. J Street

January 19, 2021 

 

Homicide Investigation - 5600 block of S. Park Avenue

January 19, 2021 

 

Homicide Investigation - 1800 block of S. 15th Street

January 18, 2021 

 

Homicide Arrest - 1900 block of S. Union Avenue

January 12, 2021 

 

Homicide Investigation - 1900 block of S. Union Avenue

January 11, 2021 

 

Assault in the First Degree Arrest - 5600 block of S. Park Avenue

January 11, 2021 

 

Update to Manuel Ellis Case

January 1, 2021 

 

2020 News Releases

Homicide Arrest - Incident in the 5200 block of Tacoma Mall Boulevard

December 18, 2020 

 

Homicide Investigation - Puyallup Avenue / I-705 

December 16, 2020

  

30th Year of "Shop with a Cop"

December 7, 2020 

 

Homicide Arrest - Incident at 6th Avenue and S. M Street

December 4, 2020 

 

Incident at 6th Avenue and S. M Street

December 3, 2020 

 

Homicide Arrest - Incident in the 8800 block of S. Hosmer Street

December 3, 2020 

 

Incident in the 8800 block of S. Hosmer Street 

December 1, 2020

 

Homicide Arrest - Incident in the 2100 block of S. 23rd Street

November 30, 2020

 

Incident in the 2100 block of E. 60th Street

November 27, 2020 

 

Tacoma Police Department Thankful for New K9

November 25, 2020 

 

Homicide Arrest - Incident in the 200 block of S. 80th Street

November 20, 2020 

 

Homicide Arrest - Incident in the 1000 block of S. 88th Street

November 16, 2020 

 

Incident in the 200 block of S. 80th Street

November 15, 2020 

 

Incident in the 1000 block of S. 88th Street

November 14, 2020 

 

Tacoma Police Department Receives Reaccreditation from CALEA

November 13, 2020

 

Update to Death Investigation 7600 block of South J Street

October 9, 2020

 

Death Investigation 7600 block of South J Street

October 1, 2020 

 

K9 Ronja Memorial

September 29, 2020 

 

Homicide Arrest

September 29, 2020 

 

Homicide Investigation 3900 block of East Portland Avenue

September 25, 2020 

 

Homicide Investigation 1300 block of S. 23rd Street

September 22, 2020 

 

Homicide Arrest

September 3, 2020 

 

Independent Investigation Team (IIT) Community Rep. Application

August 17, 2020 

 

Homicide Investigation 6600 S. Alaska St. 

August 15, 2020 

 

Line of Duty Death: K9 Ronja

August 13, 2020 

 

Death Investigation S. 54 and S. J St.

August 12, 2020

 

Body of Missing Person Located

August 11, 2020 

 

Agency Assist - Homicide Investigation

August 7, 2020 

 

 Attempt to Locate Missing Person

July 30, 2020 

 

Attempt to Identify Home Invasion Rape Suspect

July 21, 2020 

 

Homicide Suspect Arrested 

July 20, 2020 

 

Incident in the 3900 block of Ruston Way

July 11, 2020 

 

Additional Update to Incident in the 1000 block of Pierce St.

July 8, 2020

 

Update to Incident in the 1000 block of Pierce St. 

July 6, 2020 

 

Incident in the 1000 block of Pierce St.

July 5, 2020 

 

Tacoma Police Detectives Asking for Information on Aggravated Assault at Pt. Defiance Park

June 19. 2020

 

Tacoma Police Department Responds to Position on "8 Can't Wait" Campaign

June 16, 2020

 

An Open Letter to Residents of Tacoma from Chief of Police Don Ramsdell

June 14, 2020 

 

Incident in the 5500 block of S. Washington St. 

June 6, 2020   

  

Statement from Tacoma Police Chief Don Ramsdell Regarding the Manuel Ellis Case

June 4, 2020

 

Public Comment for CALEA Assessment

May 21, 2020 

 

Homicide Suspect Arrested

May 14, 2020

 

Criminals Exploiting COVID-19 to Commit Unemployment Fraud

May 14, 2020

 

Incident in the 5100 Block of S. 58th St.

May 8, 2020

 

Homicide Suspects in Custody

April 30, 2020

 

Social Distancing Music Video

April 14, 2020

 

Update to Incident in the 1400 Block of S. Union Avenue

April 8, 2020

 

Pierce County Sheriff's Office Incident 

April 7, 2020

 

Incident in the 1400 Block of S. Union Avenue

April 4, 2020 

 

Incident in the 1800 Block of S. 15th St.

April 1, 2020

 

Homicide Suspect in Custody

March 27, 2020

 

Incident in the 5500 Block of N. 9th St.

March 26, 2020

 

Incident in the 300 Block of E. 26th St.

March 19, 2020 

 

Incident in the 3600 Block of S. Lawrence St.

March 12, 2020

 

Incident in the 1500 Block of Court G

March 11, 2020 

 

Incident in the 1800 Block of S. 82nd St.

March 10, 2020 

 

Outside Agency Officer Involved Shooting

March 6, 2020 

 

Stabbing Suspect In Custody

March 3, 2020 

 

Incident in the 5200 Block of Tacoma Mall Boulevard

February 29, 2020

 

Seeking Information: Teekah Lewis

January 23, 2020

 

Incident at East L Street and Puyallup Avenue Update

January 14, 2020 

 

Incident at East L Street and Puyallup Avenue

January 14, 2020

 

Incident in the 3800 Block of N. 21st St. Update

January 9, 2020

 

Incident in the 3800 Block of N. 21st St.

January 5, 2020