7/27
Just after 2 p.m. this afternoon, Southwest Precinct police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at a bus stop near Delridge Way and Kenyon Street. The teenage victim reported to officers that a teenage suspect brandishing a handgun [...]
7/27
As the Chief of Police, I will not participate in political theater occurring days before an election. My commitment to this job and this city have been obvious to anyone taking part in our efforts to make SPD a national leader and to keep Seattle [...]
7/27
Detectives are hoping you can help identify a thiefwho robbed an 89-year-old woman on a Ballard street last month. The woman was walking near 24th Avenue Northwest and Northwest 62nd Street when a man dashed across the street, grabbed her bag and [...]

Issues and Initiatives

MCPP Plans

MCPP Plans

The Micro Community Policing Plans (MCPP) were designed to address the distinctive needs of each community.  Learn more about the crime in your neighborhood and what SPD is doing about it.

2 Year Progress Report

Recognizing Two Years of Progress

An overview of what has been accomplished by SPD in the last two years. We’ve prioritized reform efforts, while focusing on our four pillars: enhancing public trust, building pride and professionalism, addressing crime and disorder, and promoting best business practices.

Service Quality Survey

Service Quality Survey

Service Quality Surveys have been conducted since 2006 and measure the overall service callers received as well as the service provided by the 9-1-1 operator.

SPD Safe Place

SPD Safe Place

SPD Safe Place is a public education and safety campaign aimed at preventing and responding to anti-LGBTQ crimes. This is a volunteer program that businesses and organizations participate in to help victims of hate crimes find a safe place to be sheltered until police arrive.