5/23
SPD Narcotics detectives seized a handgun and over $30,000 in cash from a man suspected of selling cocaine and methamphetamine in the South Seattle and Burien area. Investigators made several purchases from the man and, on Wednesday, served a warrant [...]
5/21
The Court’s ruling today affirms both that the reforms put in place under the Consent Decree have truly taken root in our operations and that the Department has embraced a culture of continuous improvement and innovation. The Court has validated the [...]
5/21
You know that recurring nightmare everyone–not just us–has where you’re trapped in the bucket of a truck’s cherry picker as the driver careens around, while you dangle helplessly over the road? Well, one man lived that nightmare last [...]

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.