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Seattle police are investigating after a man was shot in the 1600 block of 4th Avenue around 3:45 PM. Officers located the adult male victim on a stairwell inside an entrance to the Westlake Center.  Officers performed CPR on the victim until [...]
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Police recovered a stolen, loaded .38 caliber handgun and a small amount of cocaine from a 25-year-old man early Saturday following a disturbance outside of a nightclub on Capitol Hill. Officers were working an East Precinct Nightlife Emphasis Patrol [...]
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Homicide detectives are conducting the investigation after a 52-year-old man was  found early this morning next to a parked car with a gunshot wound to his head. Just before 1:00 am,  a citizen stopped a South Precinct patrol officer and [...]

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.