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Month In Review: October Edition

October has come and gone, the children are plied with candy, the leaves have all but disappeared, and its time for the monthly wrap up. A team of Seattle Police officers, friends and family participated in the American Lung Association’s Reach the Beach/Cycle for Air and raised over $22,000 in… [ Keep reading ]

City Releases New Reports Showing Dramatic Reduction in Use of Force & Continued Reforms in the Seattle Police Department

In 2018, SPD Officers Reported Using Force of Any Type in 0.26 Percent of 863,372 Dispatches; Most Serious Types of Force Used in Only 0.006 Percent of All Contacts Reports Also Show That SPD is Continuing Significant Reductions in Use of Force When Contacting People in Crisis A series of… [ Keep reading ]

Halloween Safety Tips

The Seattle Police Department wishes Seattle residents a Happy Halloween and offers these safety tips as kids prepare to put on their costumes and roam from house to house tonight. FOR MOTORISTS & BICYCLISTS: Stay alert for increased pedestrian and bicycle traffic on Halloween night. Be patient and SLOW DOWN!… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Rides in Reach The Beach/Cycle for Air, Raises Money for Research

A team of Seattle Police officers, friends and family participated last Saturday in the American Lung Association’s Reach the Beach/Cycle for Air and raised over $22,000 in the process! A team comprised of SPD employees, friends and family rode in a one-day cycling event from Lacey to Westport, Washington (100… [ Keep reading ]

Never Forget

This week, on Wednesday September 11th alongside our Seattle Fire family and community we remembered those we lost 18 years ago with a memorial at the Seattle Center. We stand together to honor those who were killed on 9/11; both first responders and civilians.  We stand together, sharing each other’s… [ Keep reading ]

Back to School

#STOPFORTHEKIDS Seattle Public Schools started this week. Remember #stopforthekids Welcome Back We ushered in the school year at West Seattle Elementary where we welcomed the students back with Sebastian our tiny horse and high fives all around complete with red carpet. Cuttin’ Up with Officer Aaron Lucas Thanks to Officer… [ Keep reading ]

Safe Place Expands and Ride Along with SPD

SPD Safe Place Continues Expanding Governor Inslee’s Directive 16-11 The Governor’s Office, the Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network (RAIN) Business Resource Group, Office of Financial Management State HR Division and the Department of Enterprise Services have worked to ensure state agencies with public facing offices have the opportunity to be a… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle University Releases 2018 Seattle Public Safety Survey Results

Seattle University issued results for its annual Public Safety Survey. Now in its fourth year, this survey gauges attitudes around public safety issues, perceptions of police, neighborhoods and crime. Survey findings are used to support the Seattle Police Department’s Micro-Community Policing Plans (“MCPP”) initiative. The MCPP play a critical role… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Community Snapshots

An internship like no other SPD summer interns have been keeping busy. With classroom and in field exercises this is truly an internship like no other. Take a peek. Recognizing great work We continue to recognize great work both in the community and within our own ranks. Let’s spotlight just… [ Keep reading ]

Summer at Seattle PD

We’re always out and about in the community. Here’s a recap of what they’ve been up to lately. Always game for the kids Another year. Another chess tourney where the kids once again flexed their mental muscle. The Third Annual Chess Rumble took place this June at Van Asselt Elementary…. [ Keep reading ]