The Seattle Police Department is the largest Municipal law enforcement agency in Washington State.
Seattle Population: 612,000
Seattle Physical Size: 143 square miles
Population of King County: 1,933,400
Washington State Population: 6,733,200
Seattle Police Department Staffing: 1,820 (approx.)
- Foot, car and bike patrols in all five precincts.
- Harbor Unit patrol of 59 square miles of waterways.
- Investigative duties for all crimes including arson investigations.
- 9-1-1 Communication Center answers all calls for police, fire and medical emergencies in the city.
- Traffic Enforcement.
- Parking Enforcement.
- Homeland Security and the Bomb/Arson Unit
- Specialty units, such as SWAT, Gang Unit and canine.
Kathleen O'Toole is Chief of Police.