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Seattle Police Department

Who We Are

The Seattle Police Department is a large metropolitan public safety agency in Washington state. We receive over 800,000 911 calls annually in a city of 84 square miles.  

Our patrol division is divided into five neighborhood precincts- North, South, East, West, and Southwest. 

Our Harbor Unit patrols 59 square miles of waterways. 

We have more specialty units than any other department in the state. Some of our follow-up units include traffic, harbor, mounted patrol, major crimes, crisis response, SWAT, arson and bombs, K9, collaborative (community) policing, forensics, training, and community response group.