Patrol officers are the most visible representatives of the Police Department. A first responders, they are vital to public safety. But the Seattle Police Department provides a diverse range of services:
- 9-1-1 - handles all emergency calls in Seattle for police, fire and medical
- Records - keeps all crime records and police reports
- Parking Enforcement - includes traffic control
- Specialty Units - Such as SWAT, Canine (K-9)
- Investigations - Such as homicide, CSI, burglary, robbery
- Harbor Patrol - protects the waterways of Seattle
- Victim Support Team - Volunteers for Domestic Violence Victim support
Patrol Officers work out of one of five Precincts across the city.
|N - Nora||C - Charlie||D - David||R - Robert||F - Frank|
|B - Boy||E - Edward||M - Mary||S - Sam||W - William|
|L - Lincoln||G - George||K - King||O - Ocean|
|J - John||Q - Queen|
|U - Union|
Policing is truly a higher calling. This is not a career path that people take lightly, nor is it a job that people leave on Friday and resume on Monday. It is something much more than that .