Our Police Department started serving the citizens of Lake Stevens in 1960 under the direction of the sole-lawman Chief Shorty Countryman, when Lake Stevens was less than 1 square mile. Today, we span a large incorporated area with over 40 full-time employees:
33 Commissioned Officers
8 Limited Commissioned / Civilian Employees
We also have Volunteers made up of Police Explorers, Citizen's Patrol, and VIPS (Volunteers In Police Services) dedicated to serving you.