• About Police

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    The Bellevue Police Department serves a population of more than 145,000 in a 33-square mile area, with over 184 commissioned officers, along with 41 non-commission personnel. The department always welcomes feedback, which people can provide online. The department's policy manual is also available for viewing. 

    Our Mission

    To provide a safe place to live, work, and visit through quality law enforcement practices delivered by dedicated professionals. We focus our efforts and resources to Reduce Crime, Reduce the Fear of Crime, and Enhance the Quality of Life for all who call Bellevue home.

    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

    We will strive to deliver the highest standard of police services to the public by working in partnership with the community, embracing diversity, building trust and embodying transparency.

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    Bellevue Chief of Police Steve Mylett

    Steve Mylett

    Chief of Police

    Assistant Chief of Police Patrick Arpin

    Patrick Arpin

    Assistant Chief - Administrative Bureau

    Major Carl Kleinknecht

    Carl Kleinknecht

    Assistant Chief - Operation Bureau

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    Travess Forbush

    Major - Investigations

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    Andrew Popochock

    Major - Patrol

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    Jon Hoffman

    Major - Administrative Services

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    Meeghan Black

    Public Information Officer