• Police

    About Police

    The Bellevue Police Department serves a population of more than 145,000 in a 33-square mile area, with over 184 commissioned officers, along with 41 non-commission personnel. The department always welcomes feedback, which people can provide online. The department's policy manual is also available for viewing. 

    The Bellevue Police Department is here to serve you! Watch the below video to learn more about our role in the community, and how we can be of assistance to you.

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    A Message from Interim Chief Wendell Shirley

     

    Interim Chief Wendell Shirley

    Welcome to the Bellevue Police Department, a nationally accredited law enforcement agency committed to providing the highest quality law enforcement, community education, and support services possible. Our residents enjoy a low crime rate and an outstanding quality of life.

    To maintain this quality of life, our highly trained officers and professional staff use a combination of reactive and proactive methods to effectively and quickly respond to calls for service. To help reach our goal of a safe community, we partner with our caring community to identify problems early on and look for the best solution.

    With 185 commissioned employees and a total staff of 232, the Bellevue Police Department provides professional police services to all residents, businesses, and visitors of Bellevue, the fifth largest city in Washington. We strive to serve the community with respect, integrity, accountability, and service.

    Police Patch

    You can learn more about what we do here and obtain police services, including:

    You can also learn about career and volunteer opportunities in the Police Department. If you have an issue or concern affecting your neighborhood, you may contact the police captain for your area. 

     

     

    Sector Captains

    Do you have an issue affecting your neighborhood? Contact the sector captain for your area! A captain is assigned to each of three geographical sectors -- North, South, and West -- and is ultimately responsible for issues taking place in their sector. To identify the sector captain for your neighborhood, please refer to the sector captain map.

    Do not contact the sector captains to report crimes or incidents in progress. To report a crime, please call 9-1-1 for emergencies or NORCOM non-emergency at 425-577-5656.  You may also report many crimes online.

    Contact your Sector Captain

     

    Major Mark Tarantino

    Captain Joe Nault West Sector

    Major Mark Tarantino

    Captain Dave Sanabria South Sector

    Major Mark Tarantino

    Captain Darryl McKinney North Sector

     

     

     

    Administration

    Interim Chief Wendell Shirley

    Wendell Shirley

    Interim Chief - Administrative Bureau
    425-452-4177

    BPDChief@bellevuewa.gov

    Major Mark Tarantino

    Patrick Arpin

    Assistant Chief - Operations Bureau
    425-452-4333

    parpin@bellevuewa.gov

    Captain Joe Nault

    Andrew Popochock

    Major - Planning/Research Program Management Division
    425-452-4347

    apopochock@bellevuewa.gov

    Debbie Christopherson

    Major - Investigations
    425-452-6055

    dchristoph@bellevuewa.gov

    Major Mark Tarantino

    Mark Tarantino

    Major - Patrol
    425-452-7660

    mtarantino@bellevuewa.gov

    Melissa King

    Melissa King

    Administrative Services Manager
    425-452-4897

    mking@bellevuewa.gov

     

     

    Guiding Principle

    Vision Statement

    We will strive to deliver the highest standard of police services to the public by working in partnership with the community, embracing diversity, building trust and embodying transparency.

    Our Mission

    To provide a safe place to live, work, and visit through quality law enforcement practices delivered by dedicated professionals. We focus our efforts and resources to Reduce Crime, Reduce the Fear of Crime, and Enhance the Quality of Life for all who call Bellevue home.