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About the Police Department

Message from Chief Steve Mylett

Welcome to the Bellevue Police Department. BPD is an internationally accredited law enforcement agency committed to providing the highest quality law enforcement, community education and support services possible. Our residents enjoy a low crime rate and an outstanding quality of life.  Bellevue is the fifth largest city in Washington, with a population of nearly 130,000 served by 178 police officers and 42 civilian staff.

To maintain this quality of life, the Bellevue Police Department’s highly trained officers and professional staff use a combination of reactive and proactive response methods to effectively and quickly respond to calls for service. To help reach our goal of a safe community, we partner with our caring community to identify problems early on and look for the best solution.


Mission Statement: To provide a safe place to live, work and visit through quality law enforcement. We are committed to serving the public with respect, accountability and integrity.

Guiding Principles:

  • Respect: We begin by treating others as we would like to be treated. We are fair and considerate in what we do.
  • Integrity: We are honest, ethical and steadfast.  We strive to do the right thing and lead by example.
  • Accountability: On all levels we take responsibility for our actions and decisions.
  • Service: We are active and committed to providing exceptional service to our communities through teamwork, innovation and education.

Vision Statement:  Safety, Working Smarter, Relations

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Bellevue Police Department Administration:

Chief Steve Mylett Steve Mylett, Chief of Police
425-452-2031
smylett@bellevuewa.gov
Jim Jolliffe Jim Jolliffe, Deputy Chief, Operations
425-452-4443
jjolliffe@bellevuewa.gov
Deputy Chief Michael Johnson  Michael D. Johnson, Deputy Chief, Support Services
425-452-4288
mdjohnson@bellevuewa.gov
Major Pat Arpin Patrick Arpin, Major, Patrol Operations
425-452-4333
parpin@bellevuewa.gov
Major Jerry Litzau Jerry Litzau, Major, Administrative Services
425-452-4233
jlitzau@bellevuewa.gov
Major Patrick Spak Patrick Spak, Major, Investigations
425-452-4213
pspak@bellevuewa.gov
Officer Seth Tyler

Seth Tyler, Public Information Officer
425-452-4129
styler@bellevuewa.gov


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Contact Information

Police
450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Officer Seth Tyler
Phone: 425-452-4129
E-mail: bellevuepd@bellevuewa.gov


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