7/22
Police arrested two men on First Hill early Monday after a witness called 911 around 3 AM to report a man waving a gun at people in the 300 block of 9th Avenue. Officers arrived and began searching for the man who they found in a nearby green belt, [...]
7/22
Officers arrested a 24-year-old man on Capitol Hill early Monday after he reportedly struck a woman and pulled a gun on a group of bystanders when they tried to intervene. Just after midnight, police received a report that a man was brandishing a gun [...]
7/19
South Precinct officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 8800 block of Renton Avenue S around 1:50 PM today. Upon arriving, officers discovered that the suspect(s) had fled. Police and Gang Unit detectives conducted an exhaustive search of [...]

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.