Chief Best Sworn In Throughout Seattle

Chief Best Sworn In Throughout Seattle

In a series of three swearing in ceremonies throughout Seattle, Chief Best and Mayor Durkan reaffirm their commitment to moving the Department forward for a safer Seattle, with equitable police services for everyone.

Deputy Chief Chris Fowler retiring from SPD to join the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission

Read the full Blotter post here.

Ride Along With Chief Best

Week in Review: August 17th

Carmen Best Confirmed and Sworn In

Back to School with SPD

SPD K9 Jedi Thanks You!


Ride Along with Chief Best

National Night Out 2018

Thank you Seattle for making National Night Out a success. We were all across they city visiting as many neighborhood events as we could. Here a few snapshots from a wonderful night.


SPD in the Community Week in Review: August 3rd

Gone but not forgotten

3D printed firearms are a danger to our communities

WATCH: Blooper Reel Downtown Lip Sync Challenge

We love donuts

Torchlight was lit

Chief confirmation hearings are in full swing

The police chief confirmation process is ongoing and you can follow the latest developments here. You can submit comments about the nominee via email to, by calling Council offices (206) 684-8888, or in person during the public comment portion of the scheduled meetings above.

Droppin’ Mics

Downtown Lip Sync Video Released

The inspiration behind the video:

Some images from behind the scenes:

VIDEO: Interim Chief Carmen Best first City Council Confirmation Hearing

Full confirmation schedule: