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Police arrested multiple suspects and seized cash, drugs, and weapons after serving a warrant on a tent in the Yesler Terrace neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. As part of a narcotics-dealing investigation, police served a warrant on a tent in an [...]
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Police arrested a 25-year-old man in the Georgetown neighborhood Tuesday evening after he fled from a stolen car, leaving behind a homemade explosive device. Officers patrolling the South Precinct around 7 pm Tuesday spotted an man sitting in a [...]
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On Tuesday, the Seattle Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Squad arrested a Washington State Patrol employee in Kirkland for investigation of rape of a child. Detectives arrested the 27-year-old suspect after he entered a hotel [...]

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.

Professional_Standards

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.