11/23
Police arrested a 27-year-old man in downtown Seattle on Monday after he stabbed a stranger on the street. Shortly before 3:30pm, officers responded to 500 block of Olive Way to investigate the stabbing.  The victim reported he was walking on [...]
11/23
Update: Officers searching Belltown found and arrested the suspect just before 4 PM Monday. Homicide detectives are currently interviewing the suspect who will be booked into King County Jail for investigation of murder. Original: Detectives are [...]
11/20
Police are searching for a burglary suspect after he broke into an apartment, and stabbed one of the residents during an altercation before fleeing. Officers were dispatched to the 7000 block of Rainier Avenue South at 3:45 AM for a report of a [...]

Issues and Initiatives

MCPP Plans

MCPP Plans

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.

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Professional Standards Bureau

Learn what the Professional Standards Bureau does and review a timeline of police reform. 

Service Quality Survey

Service Quality Survey

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

SPD Safe Place

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.