About the Department

Department Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

Information about city population, department staffing and other metrics.

Public Affairs Office

Public Affairs

The Public Affairs Office handles media inquiries and all official SPD news distribution and social accounts. The main line is 206-684-5520.

Service Quality Survey

Service Quality

The Service Quality Survey is conducted 2-4 times a year, and asks for feedback from callers to the 9-1-1 system who have had an officer dispatched to assist them.

Command Staff

Command Staff

Photos and biographies of the department commanders, including the Chief of Police.

Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Deaths

A list of all the officers that have lost their lives in the line of duty since the department began. Includes photos and short descriptions of the incidents.