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Police cordoned off a portion of Third Avenue on Tuesday as they worked to convince a man in crisis to drop his knife and surrender to officers. Officers were called to the 1200 block of 3rd Avenue shortly after 2 PM after receiving reports of a man [...]
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Eight hundred and fourteen marijuana plants are in the care of police after being rescued from the clutches of a pair of burglars in the Hillman City neighborhood this morning. In a 911 call just before 2 AM this morning, a witness reported two men [...]
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A family is safe and a suspect is in custody following a bizarre encounter inside their home yesterday morning. On Monday at about 5:30 am East Precinct officers responded to the 600 block of 12th Avenue East to investigate a report of a stranger [...]

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.