Foundation Projects in the News

Thanks to your support the Seattle Police Foundation has been able to provide grants to the Seattle Police Department to fund programs, projects and equipment since 2002. These grants have led to major successes in keeping our community safe. Below is a news archive of how our grants have made a difference over the last three years.


July 16, 2014 – Officers Wade and Gallagher, Officers of the Month

June 30, 2014 – Seattle and Spokane Police work to crack down on teen prostitution

June 25, 2014 – Police fill a need with ‘Beds for Kids,’ other projects

June 24, 2014 – Seattle police captain tries to recruit hero who saved him and his wife

June 17, 2014 – Seattle Police Arrest Man Who Claimed to Be ‘Next Elliot Rodger’

June 9, 2014 – June Newsletter (IF Project, Kim Bogucki Talk)

June 6, 2014 – Gunman Kills One, Wounds Two at Seattle Pacific University

March 27, 2014 – Rescuing the rescuers: Seattle police support landslide first responders—Seattle-Police-and-Fire-Answer-the-Call-252556801.html

March 21,2014 - Seattle Police Department Public Affairs Unit Wins Pubic Sector Campaign of the Year

March 7, 2014 – Former Seattle police chief confirmed as head of U.S. Border Patrol

February 25, 2014 – Seattle Police Use Twitter To Reunite Bikers With Their Owners

February 24, 2014 – SLIDESHOW: Seattle Mounted Patrol fundraiser was sweet and satisfying

January 16, 2014 – Old UW dorm to be training ground for Seattle SWAT teams

September 17, 2013 – Seattle Police Detective Bob Shilling is Making Headlines

August 14, 2013 – Seattle police dogs now equipped for ‘ruff’ conditions

July 29, 2013 – SPD introduces Seattle Central course on community policing

June 24, 2013 – Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon goes smoothly as SPD does its part

June 10, 2013 – Exciting New Partnership For the Seattle Police Foundation—.html?soid=1103550702570&aid=ScmDsDL_wvQ

June 4, 2013 – Seattle police ready for high-crime season with predictive policing

January 28, 2013 – Haul at gun buyback: 716 guns, one missile launcher

January 14, 2013 – Police dog nabs assault suspect near Children’s hospital

January 9, 2013 – Seattle-area leaders announce new gun buyback program

January 8, 2013 – Seattle-King County Gun Safety Initiative

December 13, 2012- SPD Detective Bob Shilling Tapped to Lead Worldwide Task force to Protect Children(All related articles):

December 12, 2012- SPD is Trained to Handle Major Catastrophes like the Oregon Mall Shooting: 

December 12, 2012- SPD K9 Falko Passes Away:

December 11, 2012- SPD Community Forum:

November 29, 2012- Remembering the Fallen Lakewood and SPD Officers and the Great Work of SPD in Catching a Killer:

November 24, 2012- SPD’s Newest Voice in the Public Affairs Unit:

November 13, 2012- Extra SPD Patrols in Downtown During the Holidays to Keep Us Safe:

November 3, 2012- Community Policing:–177123681.html

October 31, 2012- Seattle Police Rescue Man:

October 4, 2012- Tweets by Beat:

August 14, 2012- Child Thanks SPD:

August 12, 2012- If Project on the Front Page of the Seattle Times(All Related If Project Articles):

August 7, 2012- Downtown Night Out:

July 27, 2012- SPD’s efforts against Domestic Violence:

July 21, 2012- Seattle Police Pipes and Drums(All related articles):–Drums-in-West-163296426.html#

July 19, 2012- Officer Bernasconi Retires after 43 Years:

July 3, 2012- SPD Blotter:

June 6, 2012- Café Racer(All Related Articles):

March 22, 2012- Living Room Conversations(All Related Articles):–138383214.html#

January 20,2012- SPD Helps the Homeless:–137791243.html#

January 12, 2012- Crisis Intervention Team: