11/22
Detectives are trying to determine what led up to an apparent stabbing in the Rainier Beach neighborhood Thursday night. An officer patrolling in the area of Rainier Avenue South and South Henderson Street at 9:30 Thursday night noticed a man and [...]
11/21
South Precinct detectives and patrol officers, working with US Postal Inspectors, arrested a suspected prolific mail thief in Georgetown on Wednesday. Investigators believe the 34-year-old woman has been stealing packages, mail, and credit cards in [...]
11/21
Today, Seattle police are returning $70,000 in stolen goods to 29 stores following an investigation, and conviction, of a suspect in a downtown retail theft ring. In December 2017, investigators identified one person, a 39-year-old man, who was [...]

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.