7/25
Detectives are investigating a series of fires set near homeless encampments along the Burke Gilman Trail late Monday. One man was arrested at the scene of one of the fires. Between 11 pm and 12 AM, a mattress, trees and shrubs, a debris pile and [...]
7/24
Zeff, a dog who solves crimes, helped officers track down a group of teens after they bailed out of a stolen car in West Seattle late Sunday. Around 9:45 PM, officers spotted a stolen Toyota Corolla driving near Alki and pulled up behind it as the [...]
7/23
Update 7/24: The SPD Harbor Unit has recovered the body of the 36-year-old man who went missing early Sunday on Lake Union. Witnesses began calling 911 at 6:53 a.m. Sunday to report a noise disturbance coming from a boat in the waters of Lake Union.  [...]

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.