About the Redmond Police Department
Redmond is the seventh most populous city
in King County and the sixteenth most populous city in the State of Washington, with a residential population of approximately
49,890 in 2006. It encompasses an area of over 16.85 square miles and is located less than 20 miles east of downtown Seattle
at the north end of Lake Sammamish.
According to the Redmond Police Department
Chief of Police, “The Redmond Police Department operates under the Redmond City vision of "Together We Create a Community
of Good Neighbors" and with a department mission statement "To Provide Quality Policing In Partnership With The Community".
We provide a high level of service and are a problem-solving department. We practice all facets of Community Policing and
pride ourselves on using strategic planning to carry out our mission, goals and objectives. We strive to maintain the highest
national standards and meet the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) accreditation criteria. We
recruit, hire, train and encourage career path development for our staff to meet the many and varied challenges we face. Personnel
are involved in many levels of city, county, state, and national efforts to make sure the community is safe and gets high
quality service. The department is advancing the use of technology in cars, at desks, and in the emergency dispatch center
to provide the most up-to-date information to our staff to enable us to be efficient and effective. We are forming new partnerships
with private sector security, youth coalitions and school districts as well as with other city departments to work on a variety