View Police Reports ONline
General Offense (GO) Reports in PDF format are available for almost all crimes reported to SPD. These reports are made available within 8 hours after the event is closed. For the major crimes of Burglaries, Robberies, Aggravated Assaults and Homicides, additional information is made available through a redacted full narrative. These reports are available within 3 business days after the event.
These reports are made available to the public in accordance with the Public Records Act (See Revised Code of Washington, RCW 42.56).
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