Breakfast with the Chief

Breakfast with the Chief provides an opportunity for the community to hear directly from the Chief of the Seattle Police Department, Kathleen O'Toole.  Learn about the challenges and successes of running the state’s largest police department. This event is one that business and civic leaders enjoy engaging with the Chief.

​Attendees will also have the opportunity to interact with SPD officers who have been directly impacted by Foundation funding, often saving Officer and citizen lives, and keeping our streets safe. 

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - Westin Seattle, Grand Ballroom

Please join us as Chief Kathleen O’Toole gives the State of Policing in Seattle and shares how community support is assuring SPD’s role as a leader in modern policing.

6:45am - Coffee Reception & SPF Grant Impact Displays featuring SPD Units from SWAT to K9

7:30am - Breakfast Program Begins

8:30am - Program Ends Promptly

Admission to the Breakfast is complimentary for all guests. Attendees will be invited to make a personally meaningful contribution at the event (minimum suggested donation of $150 per person).

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Foundation Grant Impacts

The Seattle Polie Foundation's vision is to promote public safety by supporting and providing resources for the professional development of Seattle's Police Department employees, and by creating community partnerships that encourage citizen participation in enhancing the safety of Seattle.

At this year's Breakfast, we will be showcasing public safety equipment and SPD community partnerships that have enhanced public safety -- all thanks to the generous contributions of our Foundation Donors.

Community Partnerships - Programs that enhance relationships between the community and SPD

  • Seattle Police Activities League (SeaPAL) - Healthy relationships between youth and police
  • Victim Support Team (VST) - On-site crisis intervention and support
  • Narcan - Bike Officers trained & equipped with life saving drug for opioid overdose victims

Employee Development - Advanced training and employee recognition programs

  • Bike Unit training in crowd management
  • Annual Awards Banquet

Police Service Enhancements - Cutting-edge and specialized equipment and technology

  • Bike Unit combat helmets - increasing officer safety
  • Hostage Rescue Negotiation - saving the lives of those in crisis