11/16
Police arrested a 25-year-old Covington man and seized his AR-15 rifle this week after he sent a series of escalating messages to pastors at a University District church invoking a recent mass shooting at a Texas church and telling them it was “time [...]
11/16
Officers arrested a man Tuesday after he robbed a Brighton neighborhood store at knifepoint. A store clerk in the 6600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South called 911 Tuesday night just before 8 p.m. to report that the store he works at had been [...]
11/16
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) declared November 13 – 19, Traffic Incident Response Week, to highlight the work first responders do to keep the public safe. Seattle Police, Seattle Fire, and Seattle Department of Transportation [...]

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.