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7/30/2014
As required by the City of Seattle, the SPD recently published its first biannual report relating to marijuana enforcement.  The report is designed to provide another level of oversight for marijuana enforcement in our city and flag anomalies or outliers in enforcement. When reviewing data captured for this report, SPD staff discovered that 66 of […]
Seattle Night Out on August 5
This year marks the City of Seattle's 30th Annual Night Out Against Crime celebration on August 5th. Find out how to participate or hold your own Night Out event for your neighborhood.
Summer of Safety Initiative
The Summer of Safety Initiative is a coordinated approach to public safety that mobilizes resources to change our built environment, activates our streets and provides jobs for our youth and young adults.
Free trees for neighborhoods
Seattle reLeaf will open the application process for its Trees for Neighborhoods program on August 4, where households can receive up to four free trees.
Summer Paint Out
Whether you are a group or an individual, you can tackle graffiti in your neighborhood. Join Summer Paint Out in July and August.
Recreational Marijuana Information
Recreational marijuana stores authorized under the voter-approved I-502 are open. While it is regulated by Washington state, the City has compiled general info, including where it can be used, where stores can be located, which agencies to contact with questions and more.
Summer of Learning at Seattle Public Library
The Seattle Public Library offers a summer program for youth through August 31, with programs and activities in every Library location in the city.
Live in an apartment? Grow food with Seattle Tilth
Enjoy free classes on composting and container gardening at downtown parks this summer.
Summer Family and Signature Tap Water Tours
Summer tours of the Cedar River Municipal Watershed provide a great opportunity to learn about the source of your drinking water within this unparalleled protected Cascade Mountain water supply.