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Apply for a Fire Permit

The Seattle Fire Department administers fire and life safety regulations for all properties within the Seattle city [...]

Check Fire Permit Application Status

Check the status of a Fire Permit issued by the City of Seattle.

Correct a Notice of Violation

What to do if you receive a warning, citation, Notice of Violation, Emergency Order, or other enforcement document.

File a Police Complaint About the Seattle Police

The Office of Professional Accountability manages complaints involving Seattle Police Department employees.

Find 911 Incident Reponses (Map)

This map displays, as close to real time as possible, both Police and Fire responses from the last 48 hours.

Find a Fire Station

Find a station in your neighborhood.

Find a Police Precinct

Seattle has five police precincts.

Find Fire Department Jobs

The Seattle Fire Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in its workforce.

Find Police Department Jobs

Entry-level, lateral entry and civilian jobs with the Seattle Police Department.

Find Police Reports

General Offense (GO) Reports in PDF format are available for almost all crimes reported to SPD.

Get A Smoke Alarm

Free smoke alarms for low income, senior citizen, disabled, deaf or hard of hearing.

Get Campus Fire Safety Training

Steps that will make your home safer.

Get Certified to Install, Maintain and Inspect Fire and Life Safety Systems

Take examination to become certified to install/maintain/inspect fire and life safety systems in Seattle.

Get Crime Stats

Major crime, yearly trends and other crime data.

Get Emergency Preparedness Education

Free emergency preparedness training, workshops, classes and presentations.

Get Emergency Updates

Emergency updates from the City of Seattle, most active during urgent weather–related situations.

Get Fire Safety Kits (For Businesses)

Businesses can download self teaching kits and videos to assist with training employees.

Get Fire Safety Kits (Multiple Languages)

Safety information and handouts.

Get Tweets By Beat

A twitter feed of police dispatches in each of Seattle’s 51 police beats.

Make a Public Disclosure Request with SPD

Use the Records Request Center to file, track the progress of and download police public disclosure requests.

Report A Crime

How to report a crime to the Seattle Police Department.

Report an Abandoned Vehicle

Report an abandoned vehicle online.

Report Drug Activity

Report on-going or in-progress drug activity.

Report Missing Persons

Reporting a missing person to the Seattle Police Department.

Request a Fire Plan Review

Request review of architectural plans and shop drawings for fire protection systems.

Schedule a Fire Code Inspection

Schedule a Fire Code inspection for new construction and building remodels.

Schedule a Fire Station Tour

Tour your local fire station.

Schedule Fire Protection System Testing

Guidelines for testing and repairing fire and life safety systems, and notification to SFD for out-of-service systems.

Search the Seattle Fire Code

The Seattle Fire Code is enforced by the Seattle Fire Department.

Sign Up for CPR Training

The Medic II Program provides training classes in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and choking techniques.

View 911 Real Time Dispatch

Seattle Fire Department Real-Time 911 Dispatch.

View Crime Maps

Maps of 911 calls and SPD records in Seattle.

View Snow & Ice Response (Map)

During major winter storms, plan your trip by seeing where the snow plows have been.

14 Programs

Community Emergency Hubs

Helps Seattle communities establish meeting locations where they can support each other post-disaster with information [...]

Community Fire Safety Advocate Program

Provides fire safety education in 10 languages for immigrant populations.

Emergency Management Volunteer Program

Help with research, projects, outreach and education around emergency management.

Fire Stoppers Program

An intervention and education program for youth who have misused fire.

Micro Community Policing Plans

MCCPs put the SPD's energy and resources into addressing crimes that most concern each community in Seattle.

Night Out

Annual Seattle Night Out Against Crime.

Preschool Safety Program

Provides fire safety and injury prevention training to Seattle preschool age children.

Refugee Women’s Institute

Building understanding and trust between refugee communities in Seattle and the Seattle Police Department.

School Safety Program

Provides fire safety training to Seattle school-age children.

Seattle Auxiliary Communications Service

ACS provides communications support to the City of Seattle in times of disaster and emergency.

Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative

Helps to ensure that we have safe youth and a safe community.

Smoke/CO Alarm Programs

Installs combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in qualifying Seattle residences.

SPD Safe Place: Stop LGBTQ Harassment

Provides the LGBTQ community with signage and resources that make safety information easily accessible.

Vision Zero

Seattle's plan to end traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030.