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I am pleased to announce that I have added Mike Wagers to my staff as SPD’s Chief Operating Officer. Mike will oversee the Patrol Support Bureau, Administrative Services, Information Technology, Human Resources and Public Affairs. Mike most recently worked for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) as the Director of Law Enforcement Operations […]
Mayor Murray announces passing of former mayor Paul Schell
It is with great sadness that Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announces the passing of Seattle's 50th mayor, Paul Schell, who served from 1998-2002.
City invites neighbors to participate in fourth Find It, Fix It Community Walk
The next Find It, Fix It Community Walk is on July 29, 7:00-9:00 pm, beginning at the Jumbo's parking lot at Rainier Ave and Genesee, as community residents, police, and city officials walk together to identify graffiti for removal, street lighting needs, litter and garbage clean-up, and trimming for overgrown bushes and trees.
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.