4/22
Detectives are investigating after two people were injured in shootings in the East Precinct on Saturday. In the first incident, officers were dispatched to investigate shots fired at the intersection of Melrose Avenue and East Pine Street around [...]
4/19
I am pleased to announce that Mark Baird will serve as SPD’s Chief Operating Officer. Mark has been with the Department for nearly four years, and has been an integral part of our Command Staff. He will oversee Professional Standards, Administrative [...]
4/19
Chief’s Awards In December 2018, Mr. Nelson heard a commotion in the hallway near his classroom and immediately ran to help. He witnessed a dog biting the hand of a student and pulling at her. The dog had apparently bitten several students. Mr. [...]

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.