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GETTING PUBLIC information

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PUBLIC RECoRDS

The Public Request Unit handles requests for:

ONLINE POLICE REPORTS

SPD is one only a few police agencies that allow our Police Reports to be viewed online.

SPD BREAKING NEWS

Learn about the crime happening in Seattle before you read it in the news. Our Public Affairs unit maintains the
Seattle Police Blotter
and a Twitter account. These are updated frequently throughout the day as major news stories break. You can also call the Media Update line at 206-684-5520 for recorded updates on major crime events.

SeATTLE POLICE PUBLICATIONS

Seattle Police make many reports and documents available to the public, including the Department manual, and Annual Statistical Reports. The Office of Professional Accountability also publishes their reports and statistics to the OPA Publications library.

CRIME INFORMATION

There are many ways to get information about the crime in Seattle:

SEX OFFENDERS AND JAIL INMATES

Washington State Sex Offender Look Up

King County Jail Inmate Register

 
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