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UPDATE 9/17/2018:  The victim later died at the hospital.  This remains an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call the tip line at (206) 233-5000. Detectives are investigating after a man was shot in the Central [...]
9/13
Police have been searching for a prolific criminal after he escaped from King County Jail on August 23rd. The big break in the break out case came from an unlikely source: the suspect’s own hubris. On Monday, the escapee texted Scotty Bach, a Seattle [...]
9/13
City of Seattle Seattle Police Department 610 Fifth Avenue Seattle, WA  98124-4986 NOTICE OF PROPOSED HEARING AND OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT Pursuant to Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 10.79 and acting under the authority of Seattle Municipal Code Chapter [...]

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.