4/27
Police seized a cache of handguns and rifles from a tent on a grassy hill near Interstate 5 following an investigation earlier this month by East Precinct officers and Narcotics Unit detectives.  Police had received information that several dealers [...]
4/27
  This weekend, the Seattle Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are hosting the 13th semi-annual event to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by disposing of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted [...]
4/26
Detectives are investigating a possible link between two attacks on women in Seattle and are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect. Around 8:30 PM on March 7th, surveillance cameras at an apartment complex on Elliott Avenue [...]

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.