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At approximately 12:30 Sunday morning officers observed a stolen vehicle in the 300 block of Melrose Avenue East.  The car had been taken in an armed carjacking the day before.  The car was occupied by three individuals.  As officers were getting [...]
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A suspect is in custody after he was arrested for a car prowl and a stolen handgun was recovered early Saturday morning in the Belltown neighborhood, thanks to the assistance of a watchful security officer. Just after midnight on Saturday, March [...]
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Officer have arrested a suspect after a man was stabbed during a fight in the 1500 block of 3rd Avenue Saturday evening. Just after 6:00 pm on Saturday evening, officers responded to a fight disturbance at the location and learned that a male had [...]

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.