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Homicide detectives are conducting the investigation after a 52-year-old man was  found early this morning next to a parked car with a gunshot wound to his head. Just before 1:00 am,  a citizen stopped a South Precinct patrol officer and [...]
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Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) are now investigating the circumstances that caused a two-vehicle, fatality collision early Saturday morning on Rainier Avenue South and South Massachusetts.  One male driver was [...]
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Police are investigating after shots were fired and a stolen car was abandoned in the Rainier Valley neighborhood late Thursday night. Officers patrolling near South Kenyon Street and Renton Avenue South around 11 pm heard multiple gunshots in the [...]

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.

Professional_Standards

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.