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Official Statement on Use of Force During Friday Night Protests

Every year, the Seattle Police Department facilitates over 300 free speech events, the vast majority without incident or arrest.  Our policies and training are built around maximizing the exercise of free speech without officer intervention.  The Seattle Police Department will continue to support the peaceful exercise of First Amendment rights…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle to Host Crisis Intervention Training International Conference

Over 1,200 law enforcement, corrections, behavioral health, advocates, and more will attend the CIT International Annual Conference August 26-28, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Seattle in Washington. This conference focuses on addressing crisis response and providing community supports for people with mental illnesses, addictions, and other vulnerable populations. The conference… [ Keep reading ]

Leave the Fireworks to the Pros This Year

With the 4th of July coming up this Thursday, the Seattle Police Department would like to provide you with some important reminders about safety, fireworks and how you can help ease the strain on our911 center during the busy holiday. Thepossession,manufacture, storage, sale and use of fireworks (meaning everything but… [ Keep reading ]

National Police Week May 13th-19th 2018

Last night we kicked off National Police Week at the West Precinct with a Candlelight Vigil to honor fallen officers.  As we join law enforcement across the country in paying tribute,  I wanted to make sure you were aware of the remaining events taking place locally.  A special thank you… [ Keep reading ]

National Drug Take Back Day is This Saturday, April 28th

This Saturday the Seattle Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are hosting the 14th semi-annual event to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by disposing of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted drugs. This Saturday, April 28th, the city’s five precincts will serve as drop-off locations between 10… [ Keep reading ]

New Year’s Eve Celebration Safety

The year is quickly coming to an end. As we prepare for New Year’s Eve celebrations, we want to remind you that public safety is our number one priority. We have added additional staff throughout the city to ensure everyone has a safe evening. In addition to these extra officers, we… [ Keep reading ]

National Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, October 28th

UPDATE 10/30 1030 AM:  The public turned in a total of 741.5 pounds of miscellaneous prescription medications on Saturday.  Here are the total in pounds by precinct: North Precinct:  248 pounds West Precinct: 67 pounds East Precinct:  205.5 pounds South Precinct: 90 pounds Southwest Precinct: 131 pounds. There will… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Hosts Citywide Coffee with a Cop Day

Join us tomorrow, Wednesday October 4, 2017 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm for National Coffee with A Cop Day. We’ll be hosting events citywide in all five precincts at the following Starbucks locations. East Precinct: 2300 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98144 North Precinct: 7100 East Green Lake Dr N, Seattle,… [ Keep reading ]

Come Enjoy the 4th at Lake Union, Just Leave the Fireworks at Home

With the 4th of July coming up this Tuesday, the Seattle Police Department would like to provide you with some important reminders about safety, fireworks and how you can help ease the strain on our 911 center during the busy holiday. The possession, manufacture, storage, sale and use of fireworks (meaning everything but… [ 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 ]