9/22
Two men are recovering at Harborview Medical Center from non life-threatening injuries following a shooting that occurred in Columbia City Friday evening. At 5:35 pm Seattle Police and Fire responded to a reported shooting and vehicle collision at [...]
9/22
A 43-year-old man is in custody and a stolen handgun was recovered following a fight disturbance in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant Thursday in North Seattle. Shortly after 5:00 pm multiple calls to 911 reported a fight between two men in [...]
9/20
Chief O’Toole issued the following statement regarding the City Auditor’s Report: Review of Hate Crime Prevention, Response, and Reporting in Seattle Phase 1: The Department welcomes and thanks the City Auditor for their feedback as we routinely [...]

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.