The Mercer Island Police Department strives to provide a full range of police services while respecting individual rights and freedoms.
The mission of the Mercer Island Police Department is to contribute to Mercer Island's reputation as a safe, friendly, economically thriving community in which to live, work, learn, play and visit.
We achieve our mission by providing the highest quality law enforcement and community education services possible within the resources provided to us.
We are professional, compassionate, highly-trained, technologically-advanced, and provide services that meet or exceed the expectations of our community.
We provide a wide range of services to the people who live and work on Mercer Island. Information about our services is readily available through this site.
The Police Department is divided into the Police Operations unit and the Administrative Services unit. Police Operations includes the Marine Patrol and the Patrol Section. Administrative Services includes the Criminal Investigations Section (Detectives), the Services Section (Dispatch, Records, and Evidence Room), and a Training and Personnel Sergeant.
The following are some of the services provided:
In the case of an emergency please dial 911.
- Routine patrol, including enforcement of criminal and traffic laws
- Answering calls for service and taking appropriate police action
- Follow-up investigations of criminal cases
- Bicycle patrol of the Central Business District and the I-90 Right of Way
- Marine Patrol in the waters of Mercer Island, Medina, Renton, and Hunts Point
- Community Oriented Policing and Emergency Management Programs
To report a non-emergency incident or to reach the 24 hour dispatch center, call 425-577-5656.
For records requests or general information, please call 206-275-7610.
To submit a crime tip, click here.
For firearms safe storage information "LokItUp," click here
For employment information click here.
Traffic and Bicycle Alert! – Half-Marathon Sunday, March 22
March 3, 2015 - The annual Mercer Island Rotary Run Day hits the streets and trails of Mercer Island on Sunday, March 22, 2015 resulting in temporary road closures and some traffic delays. Five events benefiting colon cancer awareness will take place throughout the morning on the streets of th... Read more...
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Paws on Patrol Training
Saturday, March 07, 2015Paws on Patrol is a crime prevention partnership between the police department and dog walkers in our community. The strategy is to increase the number of eyes and ears (and paws) in the community in an effort to report crimes or suspicious activity in progress.
Participants receive training from... Read more...
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