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West Precinct bicycle officers arrested a man for outstanding warrants Wednesday afternoon and recovered a stolen handgun and drugs from his backpack. Officers Randy Jokela and Jason Drummond contacted the 37-year-old man at 5th and Olive.  The man [...]
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Police arrested a 31-year-old man on Wednesday, a month after he threatened drug store employees and claimed he had a gun. On May 15th, the man entered a Bartell drugstore at Minor Avenue and Madison Street and began stealing Hostess snack cakes and [...]
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SPD and Adams Elementary School Students Welcome New Pony Lil “Buzz” Sebastian to Mounted Unit WHAT: The Seattle Police Foundation in partnership with the Seattle Police Department’s Mounted Unit welcome a new pony, Lil “Buzz” Sebastian. Buzz 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.