8/18
Detectives are investigating after two men were shot at a University District house party Friday night. Witnesses began calling 911 just after 10 p.m. to report shots fired in the 5200 block of 20 Avenue Northeast. Officers arriving at the scene [...]
8/17
Investigators seized more than two kilos of heroin, more than a pound of methamphetamine and large amounts of cocaine in investigations into two groups of drug dealers in the north and west precincts who, detectives say, were making upwards of 200 [...]
8/17
On Wednesday, August 15th, a victim called police to report a burglary at a condominium building located in the 1400 block of Boylston Avenue.  Two suspects, a man and a woman, entered a common area inside the building where they stole a large, [...]

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.