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Police are investigating reports of an attempted shooting in the Central District on Sunday. Just before noon, police received numerous 911 calls about gunfire near 24th Avenue and East Alder Street. Officers arrived and learned from witnesses that a [...]
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SPD Major Crimes Taskforce detectives arrested a man early this morning following a month-long investigation into the man’s drug dealing in the Seattle’s Chinatown-International District Earlier this month, another police agency arrested [...]
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West Precinct bike patrol officers arrested an armed felon early Thursday in Belltown after he pulled a gun on a man during an argument on the street. Officers spotted a group of three men arguing at 3rd Avenue and Bell Street around 12:45 AM and [...]

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.