Contact the Mayor: SPD Police Chief Search

The City of Seattle is conducting a national search to find an experienced, well-respected, and accountable executive to effectively lead the Seattle Police Department (SPD). During January and through mid-February 2014, the Mayor's Office will seek to engage the people of Seattle in a conversation about the qualities they would like to see in Seattle's new Police Chief. In addition to appointing a Community Advisory Committee to provide feedback from a community perspective, the Mayor will hold a number of community forums throughout our city and create a dedicated area on our website to get input from Seattle's diverse communities.

Input from community members and police officers will help us find a Police Chief that is the best fit for Seattle residents and SPD. The Police Chief will need to build new partnerships between our police and our people to work together to create safe and healthy neighborhoods in Seattle.