City Hall and the police lobby at City Hall have reopened to the public, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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.
While we are resuming in-person services, we continue to offer remote access for residents more comfortable interacting with us over the phone or by email or mail. You can request police public records via the methods below:
- records requests portal
- mail - Bellevue Police Department, Public Records Request, P.O. Box 90012, Bellevue, WA 98009
You can request a clearance letter by mail at:
- Bellevue Police Department, P.O. Box 90012, Bellevue, WA 98009
- clearance letters require a photocopy of government ID, as well as your current and any previous Bellevue addresses
- $10 fee (exact cash or check made out to City of Bellevue)
We welcome you back and encourage you to stay safe and healthy by continuing to follow the guidelines from Public Health - Seattle & King County
If this is an emergency, please call 911
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:
- report traffic collisions online
- request a police public record
- make an officer complaint or compliment
At Your Service
The Bellevue Police Department is here to serve you! Watch the below video to learn more about our role in the community, and how we can be of assistance to you.
A Message from the Chief
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.
Got an issue affecting your neighborhood? Contact the sector captain for your area! A captain is assigned to each of three geographical sectors -- North, South, and West -- and is ultimately responsible for issues taking place in their sector. To identify the sector captain for your neighborhood, please refer to the sector captain map.
Do not contact the sector captains to report crimes or incidents in progress. To report a crime, please call 9-1-1 for emergencies or NORCOM non-emergency at 425-577-5656.