Seattle Police Department Sets Future Priorities

In November 2016, we released a report outlining our department’s progress over the past two years. It is equally important that we look to the future. Our strategic plan covers the four pillars of policing that will continue to serve as our guiding principles as we move ahead: Enhance Public Trust, Build Pride and Professionalism, […]
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SPD Releases Use of Force Data

As part of the National Police Foundation Initiative, we are publishing our use of force data to highlight transparency around our policy, process, and training with regards to use of force and how it is investigated.  Working to maintain public trust is one of our core principles. It is within this spirit that we are sharing use […]
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Man Wounded In Early-Morning Shooting

One man was wounded early Wednesday in a drive-by shooting in South Seattle. Just after midnight, officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 3900 block of South Othello Street. Officers arriving at the store were approached by a  28-year-old man who was holding a blood-soaked towel to his face and asking for an ambulance. […]
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