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Police arrested three suspects for crimes including property damage, burglary, and felony assault as a group marched around Downtown Wednesday evening. Throughout the event, members of the group vandalized numerous buildings and structures with [...]
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Police responded to a fatal assault in the Rainier Valley Wednesday evening. At 8:47 p.m. police responded to a 911 call in the 6000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South. Seattle Fire Department Medics also responded and transported a [...]
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I have been notified that the Office of Police Accountability has opened an investigation into three additional SPD officers who were in Washington DC on the day of the attack on the US Capitol. These officers self-reported to their supervisors 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.

Professional_Standards

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.