Message from the Chief of Police

Welcome to the Port Angeles Police Department website.  The women and men of the Port Angeles Police Department are committed to creating and maintaining a partnership with our community which is built on a foundation of compassion, honesty, trust, fairness and loyalty.

We are proud of our dedicated employees and volunteers who, through their daily activities, strive to provide the highest quality of police and public safety services to our city.  Our department works collaboratively with our local, state and federal agency partners, and with a broad spectrum of our community.  We are committed to community-oriented policing and problem solving.  The quality of life of our citizens is a vital part of our service delivery and overall mission.

We hope you will find that our website provides you valuable information.  Some of the key features include online crime reporting, crime mapping, concealed pistol license information, a staff phone and email address directory, police records requests, and fingerprinting information.  Our website also has a number of helpful links to the courts, prosecutors and emergency management.

The members of the Port Angeles Police Department are proud to wear the badge of public trust and are truly honored to protect and serve the citizens of our community.  Once again, thank you for your interest in our website.  We encourage all of our residents, business owners and visitors to communicate with us in person, by phone, by email or on social media.   Please do not hesitate to call on any one of us.  We welcome and appreciate your thoughts and comments.

Brian S. Smith, Chief of Police