5/23
UPDATE:  The victim, a 23-year-old male, has died from his injuries while at Harborview Medical Center.  This remains an active and on-going homicide investigation.  Detectives believe that the victim was targeted and that this was not a random act.  [...]
5/23
Detectives from the Arson/Bomb Squad (ABS) will be conducting the investigation following an early morning fire at a residence in the Ravenna neighborhood. Shortly after 7:00 am Tuesday morning,  officers responded to the 6500 block of 23rd Avenue NE [...]
5/23
Officers used Naloxone and CPR to revive a man after he overdosed on a downtown street late Monday. Police responded to a report of a man down in the 1500 block of 9th Avenue just before midnight and were quickly flagged down by a woman. The woman [...]

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.

2 Year Progress Report

Recognizing Two Years of Progress

An overview of what has been accomplished by SPD in the last two years. We’ve prioritized reform efforts, while focusing on our four pillars: enhancing public trust, building pride and professionalism, addressing crime and disorder, and promoting best business practices.

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.