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A man is in custody this morning after he violated a court order and assaulted a family member and then barricaded himself inside a home, causing significant damage inside the house. The incident began around 10:30 pm on Wednesday night when North [...]
12/12
A 27-year-old Orting, Washington man was seriously injured Monday in the University District after he ended his 40 minute-long crime spree by crashing a stolen car into a house. Around 4:20 PM, the Washington State Patrol received a report of a man [...]
12/12
Update: December 13, 2017 3:15 p.m. Seattle Police Force Investigation Team (FIT) detectives continue to investigate this officer involved shooting. In the interest of transparency, the department is releasing cellphone, dashcam, and body worn video [...]

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.