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Homicide detectives are investigating after a man’s body was located Sunday in Matthews Beach Park in northeast Seattle. On Sunday, January 26th, shortly after 11:00 am, officers were dispatched to investigate reports of a body found in [...]
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Officers arrested a 27-year-old man after he attempted to break into a Downtown building Friday night. A security guard, sitting at the lobby desk of a building in the 500 block of 4th Avenue at 9 PM, became suspicious when a man approached the front [...]
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UPDATE 1/25/2020: In the interest of transparency and in keeping with department policy, the Seattle Police Department is releasing body worn video related to this incident. WARNING – THIS VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT AND MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME [...]

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.