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SPD in the Community: April 12, 2019

Case Closed Officer Caroline Oskam responded to Hawthorne Elementary School to investigate a theft of Elmo’s from the Principal’s Office. Officer Oskam was assisted by the school mascot Dogman and many potential witnesses were interviewed to include kindergarten students. The students were involved in the case and they ended… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Statement on New Zealand Mosques Shootings

The Seattle Police Department stands with our Muslim community. We have reached out to local mosques offering any assistance they might need. Although there are no imminent threats to Seattle we are working closely with federal, state and local partners to monitor the situation. If you see something. Say something…. [ Keep reading ]

SPD in the Community – March 1st

RIDE ALONG WITH CHIEF BEST Thank you Sunset Club for having me and listening to what @SeattlePD is doing around #holisticpolicing we are all in this together. pic.twitter.com/SAVQf1IOlx — Chief Carmen Best (@carmenbest) February 8, 2019 Welcoming our new African-American Advisory Council chairperson. #holisticpolicing pic.twitter.com/RGCVOWRPpe — Chief Carmen Best (@carmenbest)… [ Keep reading ]

Freezin’ for a Reason | Polar Plunge

Thank you to everyone who came out today and joined us on Alki Beach for the Big Plunge in support of Special Olympics Washington. The cold is temporary, the impact is not. Your support means so much to all the Special Olympic atheletes and their families.

National Guard Recognizes Seattle Police Sergeant for Continued Support

Today a representative from the National Guard came to the headquarters and presented Sgt. Jessica Taylor the Patriot Award.  Sgt. Taylor was nominated for the Patriot Award by Officer Gabriel Ladd, who is also a member of the National Guard. The Patriot Award recognizes supervisors who demonstrate outstanding support of… [ Keep reading ]

‘Tis the Season: Package Theft Prevention Tips

Some handy tips that can be used all year long. These tips will be available at your local precinct as brochures in the coming days.

Week in Review: 12.14.18

LEARNING FROM THE COMMUNITY SPD officers recently took part in the Chinatown International District (CID) Community History Institute. This program is an opportunity for our officers working in the CID to learn about the neighborhoods rich history directly from the people who live and work in the CID. SPD STANDS… [ Keep reading ]

SU Public Safety Survey, Quashed Warrants, Mexican Artifacts

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Take the Public Safety Survey Today The Seattle Public Safety Survey works to collect qualitative and quantitative data that gives insight to perceptions of crime and safety within each micro-community. The areas measured are perceptions of police legitimacy, informal social control, social cohesion, fear of… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle 911 Center Receives GPS Location Boost to Help Locate Mobile Callers

The Seattle Police 911 Center has added some new capabilities. While cellular telephones have offered our society with convenience and portability, they have surrendered a key benefit that is ordinary to landline technology: precise location services when calling 911. That is, up until now. RapidSOS, enabled late last month at… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Let Grinches Ruin Your Holiday Shopping Season

If you’ll be out shopping on Black Friday or F5-ing your way through Cyber Monday, please be mindful that this is also a busy season for car prowlers and package thieves. SPD’s Crime Analysis Unit has identified the spots most heavily-targeted by prowlers during last year’s holiday shopping season, and… [ Keep reading ]