4/24
This statement is being provided in response to questions from news representatives regarding a police response to Mayor Ed Murray’s home the evening of June 24, 2016. Mayor Murray called Chief O’Toole on June 24, 2016 and explained that there was an [...]
4/22
At approximately 8:20 am Saturday, Seattle Police began receiving 911 calls of an explosion possibly involving a transformer in North Seattle. Additional callers stated that there was a collision involving a vehicle and a power pole at NE 125th and [...]
4/20
Update 4/21: Investigators have released evidence, including in-car video and evidence photos showing the firearm used by the deceased suspect, as well as the damaged ballistic vest worn by one of the officers injured in Thursday’s shooting. A [...]

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.