15.100 - Kidnapping

Effective Date: 05/07/2019


1. Employees Will Not Communicate Information or Make Reference to a Kidnapping Over Police Radio

2. Employees Receiving Information of a Kidnapping Shall Immediately Notify the Commanding Officer of the Violent Crimes Section

The Violent Crimes Commander will make the proper notifications.

3. Officers Will Draw a Number for a Kidnapping Incident

The Commander of the Violent Crimes Section will ensure that the report is “privatized” to the proper Investigatory unit, e.g. Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, SAU, or Homicide.

4. Details of the Kidnapping Case Shall Only Be Discussed with Department Personnel Necessary to the Investigation

5. The Criminal Investigations Bureau Shall Make Necessary Notification to the FBI or to Other Outside Agencies


Adrian Diaz, Chief of Police
Address: 610 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104-1900
Mailing Address: PO Box 34986, Seattle, WA, 98124-4986
Phone: (206) 625-5011
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