Seattle Police Department Kathleen O'Toole, Chief of Police
Issues and Initiatives
The Micro Community Policing Plans (MCPP) were designed to address the distinctive needs of each community. Learn more about the crime in your neighborhood and what SPD is doing about it.
An overview of what has been accomplished by SPD in the last two years. We’ve prioritized reform efforts, while focusing on our four pillars: enhancing public trust, building pride and professionalism, addressing crime and disorder, and promoting best business practices.
Service Quality Surveys have been conducted since 2006 and measure the overall service callers received as well as the service provided by the 9-1-1 operator.
SPD Safe Place is a public education and safety campaign aimed at preventing and responding to anti-LGBTQ crimes. This is a volunteer program that businesses and organizations participate in to help victims of hate crimes find a safe place to be sheltered until police arrive.