Links and phone numbers to report problems.
Call Police for Emergencies: 9-1-1
When to call which number and other useful info
Report Online to the Seattle Police: http://www.seattle.gov/police/ and click the “File a Report” Quick Link. This service will allow the public to file a report at a time that is best for them without having to wait for an officer to respond or call them back.
Community Police Officer of the Seattle Police Department (ongoing problems)
Officer Brian Thomas Hours: 6am-3pm
Reporting Suspected Drug Activity
Report Illegal Dumping
Report abandoned vehicles:
http://www.seattle.gov/police/forms/Abandoned_vehicles.htm or 206.684.8763
Report unsafe crossings:
Report Graffiti: 206.684.7587
Report broken street lights: 206.684.7056
Report potholes and sidewalk and road problems: 206.684.7508
Report various code violations such as vegetative overgrowth blocking sidewalks to Department of Planning and Development – 206.615.0808
Report illegal parking in right of way or blocking sidewalks
Call DOT at 206.684.5283
Seattle/King County Dept. of Health at 206.296.4699
Report vehicles parked on parking strips: Parking Enforcement at 206.386.9012
Report clean air violations 206.343.8800, ext. 6
File a complaint with Department of Planning and Development (DPD)
When you see unsafe conditions such as vacant and open buildings, weeds, shrubs, and trees growing into the street and walkways from private property, broken windows and locks or inoperable smoke alarms, exposed wiring, and sanitation problems in your rental home, junk and inoperable vehicles stored in yards, and businesses in residences that violate home occupation rules.
Use the online complaint form posted at www.seatle.gov/dpd/compliance
Call the DPD ViolationComplaint Line at 206.615.0808
Visit DPD Code Compliance in person: 700 Fifth Ave. Suite 1900
Write a letter to the office above at 700 Fifth Ave., Suite 2000, P.O Box 34019, Seattle 98124
Anonymous complaints may be made by phone.