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Code 4 Crucial
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About the Kennewick Police Department

The Kennewick Police Department (Washington) the 92 sworn police officer of the department is organized into four large entities: Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Staff Services and Administrative Services.


The Patrol Division of the Kennewick Police Department consists of several units, which include the uniformed Patrol force, the Reserve officer unit, the K-9 unit, Traffic unit and SWAT. The Criminal Investigation Division is responsible for investigating most felony crimes along with high profile cases of all natures. These include homicides, assaults, sexual assaults, ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children), burglaries, drug crimes, auto thefts and other felony crimes. The division consists of the following units: Crimes Against Persons, Crimes Against Property, Internet Crimes Against Children, Tri City Metro Drug Task Force (two Kennewick detectives), Polygraph Examiner, and the Criminal Apprehension Team. These investigative teams also are involved with numerous community partners throughout the community.


The Staff Services Division delivers a variety of services to our community. The division is comprised of several units including Code Enforcement, Crime Analysis, Evidence, Youth Services, Records Bureau, Animal Control oversight, Public Information (PIO), Crime Prevention, Sex Offender tracking and notification, and Crime Resistant Community Living.


The Office of Professional Standards (Administrative Services) Division provides service to both internal and external customers. The division is comprised of several units including The Office of Professional Standards, Internal Affairs, the Training Unit, and the Kennewick Police Department Volunteer program.



Kennewick Police Department 2006 Annual report

Wayne Meyer is a police officer for the Kennewick Police Department (Washington).  He began his law enforcement career as a cadet for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office (Washington).  After his 21st birthday, he was hired by the Spokane Sheriff’s Office as a deputy sheriff.  Later, he went to work as a police officer for the Wenatchee Police Department.  After six years with that police department he again transferred, this time to the Kennewick Police Department where he as worked as a police officer since 1992. Wayne Meyer is the author of Code 4 Crucial.

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