SPD/LGBTQ Liaison Officer

The Seattle Police Department's LGBTQ Liaison Officer works out of Seattle Police Headquarters and is assigned to the Community Outreach Unit.

The Liaison Officers duties include:

  • Working closely with the LGBTQ community on a variety of community related events and issues
  • Attending the LGBTQ Advisory Council Meetings
  • Coordinating SPD participation in LGBTQ and PRIDE related events throughout the region
  • Responding to all "SPD Safe Place" website requests and inquiries
  • Monitoring all LGBTQ related crime statistics and responses

Contact the SPD/LGBTQ Liaison Officer

The SPD/LGBTQ Liaison Officer is Jim Ritter.  Jim can be reached at: 

email: james.ritter@seattle.gov

phone: 206-386-1793.