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When a 9-1-1 call comes in, our teams work together to respond quickly.

1,343 Sworn Officers

  • Seattle's 911 center receives nearly 800,000 calls per year.
  • Officer proactively engage in more than 200 incidents per day.
  • Officers respond to an average of 500 calls for service per day.

83.9 Square Miles

  • Seattle is one of the most densely populated U.S. cities.
  • Our patrol division is broken into five precincts spread throughout Seattle.
  • Major companies, tourist attractions, neighborhoods and natural beauty- Seattle has it all.

40" Avg. yearly rainfall

  • Cool winters - about 5 inches of snow during an average year.
  • Sunny days - more than 150 days of sun during an average year.
  • We think the weather here is perfect.


Adrian Diaz, Chief of Police
Address: 610 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104-1900
Mailing Address: PO Box 34986, Seattle, WA, 98124-4986
Phone: (206) 625-5011
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The Seattle Police Department (SPD) prevents crime, enforces laws, and supports quality public safety by delivering respectful, professional, and dependable police services. SPD operates within a framework that divides the city into five geographical areas called "precincts".