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    Effective Immediately: City Hall is Closed to the Public, including the Police Public Lobby

    As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Bellevue Police Department is suspending all police department front counter services.

    Please call 911 to report an emergency, or (425) 577-5656 to report a non-emergency. You can also report many non-emergency crimes online.

    During this time, you can request police public records via the methods below:
    You can request a Clearance Letter by mail at:
    • Bellevue Police Department, 450 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
    • NOTE: a Clearance Letter requires a photocopy of government ID, as well as your current and any previous Bellevue address
    • $10 fee (exact cash or check made out to City of Bellevue)

    We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage people to stay safe and healthy by following the guidelines from Public Health - Seattle and King County

    Report a crime online

    If this is an emergency, please call 911

    Police Patch

    With 185 commissioned employees and a total staff of 232, the Bellevue Police Department provides professional police services to all residents, businesses, and visitors of Bellevue, the fifth largest city in Washington. We strive to serve the community with respect, integrity, accountability, and service.

    You can learn more about what we do here and obtain police services, including:

    You can also learn about career and volunteer opportunities in the Police Department. If you have an issue or concern affecting your neighborhood, you may contact the police captain for your area. 

    Bellevue Police At Your Service

    The Bellevue Police Department is here to serve you! Watch the below video to learn more about what our role is in the community, and how we can be of assistance to you.

    Bellevue Chief of Police Steve Mylett

    Message from Chief Steve Mylett

    Welcome to the Bellevue Police Department, 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.

    To maintain this quality of life, our highly trained officers and professional staff use a combination of reactive and proactive 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.

    BPD News
    Find out what's happening with the Bellevue Police Department