The City of Seattle’s My Neighborhood Map System provides three ways of viewing crimes mapped online. The Police Reports Map, screenshot below, is based on police reports taken by officers when responding to incidents around Seattle & in the West Woodland Neighborhood. The time for an incident to show on the map is 12 hours after the report has been processed. However, the time for a report related to the event to be made available online can take 2-3 business days. This map is a useful tool for neighbors to review and share during block watch meetings. Stay informed and know what is happening on your street.
More details about the type of data that is reported on this map are answered in the Frequently Asked Questions section. It is important to note, this map provides a good overview of reported activity going on in the neighborhood. The icons for these incidents are based on initial reports, and are subject to change as the investigation proceeds. For this reason, the mapped incidents will not match monthly crime statistics and will not provide a true measure of safety or crime in an area.