9/19
Detectives are investigating following the fatal shooting of a man earlier this evening near 31st Avenue SW and SW Thistle Street. Just before 7:00 pm, Seattle Police and Seattle Fire responded to reports of a shooting and a person down in the 8100 [...]
9/18
Three 13-year-old boys were arrested after they burglarized a business late Friday night. On September 15th, shortly after 11:00 pm, a business owner called 911 to report a burglary in progress.  The owner was watching a live video feed from security [...]
9/18
Around 4pm Sunday, SPD received reports of a man wearing a swastika armband instigating fights at 3rd Avenue and Pine Street. Police were on scene within five minutes and found him on the ground. The man acknowledged he had been struck, but declined [...]

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.