11/20
Today the Seattle Police Department returned seized artifacts to Mexico at a repatriation ceremony held at the Consulate of Mexico. In November 2017, SPD was contacted about an estate sale where Mexican artifacts were being sold. Upon examination of [...]
11/20
Officers arrested a man in the Green Lake neighborhood early Tuesday after he set at least eight fires in North Seattle. Around 5:30 AM, numerous witnesses called 911 to report fires in the neighborhoods surrounding Green Lake. The first fire was set [...]
11/19
Detectives are investigating after a 19-year-old woman was shot in the 1000 block of Aurora Avenue North early Monday morning. Witnesses began calling 911 after they saw a man shoot a woman at a bus stop at North 100 Street and Aurora Avenue North [...]

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.

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Professional Standards Bureau

Learn what the Professional Standards Bureau does and review a timeline of police reform. 

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.