About LSPD

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.

You will find three divisions within the police department: Operations, Support Services, and Administration

  • John Dyer, Chief of Police
  • Jessica Dreher, Administrative Assistant - Supports Command Staff
  • Julie Ubert, Administrative Manager - Oversees Records and Administrative Services
  • Ron Brooks, Operations Commander - Oversees Patrol and Investigations
  • Jeff Beazizo, Support Service Commander - Oversees Police and Support Services
Organizational Chart - 2020