7/23
Witnesses began calling 911 at 6:53 a.m. Sunday to report a noise disturbance coming from a boat in the waters of Lake Union.  Harbor patrol officers responded and found several people aboard a 25-foot boat who were yelling for assistance. The people [...]
7/23
Both the Seattle Police and Seattle Fire Department responded to a report of a brush fire in the 1900 block of Alaskan Way just before 4 p.m. Sunday.  The firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze before it spread to a nearby homeless encampment.  [...]
7/22
UPDATE: Anti-Crime Team officers, following up on leads in Saturday’s shooting, tracked the suspect to the 8500 block of 8 Avenue Northeast.  Officers converged on the home and talked the 18-year-old suspect into surrendering. Gang unit [...]

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.