Redmond Police Department

To the Redmond Community:
Welcome to the RPD website! Our department consists of approximately 130 employees who are responsible for providing excellent law enforcement services to our community. We respond to approximately 500 calls for service each week while practicing a very community oriented/problem solving style of policing. Redmond Police Department is very proud to hold ourselves accountable to the accreditation standards recommended by the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC).

We recruit, hire, and train high caliber employees and encourage career development to meet the varied challenges faced in law enforcement. We continuously foster relationships and collaboration with private sector security, businesses, apartment complexes, neighborhoods, schools, faith communities, and other city departments.

Our Vision

Redmond Police Department is an organization dedicated to customer service and problem solving through collaboration and communication. We work to ensure an environment which values trust, excellence, and accountability through leadership. 

Since 2012 we have seen a significant increase in the number of property crimes reported in our community. Your safety is our top priority and we encourage you to take an active role to ensure Redmond remains an incredible place to live, work, and play. If you would like to be included on our email distribution list, please email crimeprevention@redmond.gov.

We look forward to serving and working with you.


Ron Gibson
Chief of Police


Property Crime 101 Class

Learn about the most common type of crime in Redmond. We will cover the best ways to prevent yourself from becoming a victim. We will also cover how Redmond Police handle property crime; from the initial call through the investigation and what you can do to help investigators be successful. The class reviews different types of property crime including car prowl, auto theft, burglary and more. For class dates/times and to register, please click here.

Alarm Activity

Effective Jan. 6, 2015, the Redmond Police Department updated its commercial and residential burglary alarm protocol. Please see our alarm page for information about false alarms, status changes and reinstatement procedures. Additional questions regarding burglary alarm response may be directed to the Crime Prevention Office at 425-556-2541 or tgoepfert@redmond.gov.

Join Our Team

Redmond Police Department is seeking lateral and entry-level applicants. Entry-level applicants: see www.publicsafetytesting.com; lateral applicants: see www.govjobstoday.com. For more information, please contact our Recruiting & Hiring Unit at PoliceHiring@redmond.gov.

See our compensation packages for Police Support Officers, Police Officers and Police Dispatchers.

Save the Date for the 2015 Tip-A-Cop

The 2015 Tip-A-Cop event will be held at the Redmond Town Center and Overlake Red Robin locations. The event will take place on Saturday October 24, 2015 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. We hope to see you there!

Help Us Help You!

City of Redmond has teamed up with TrackMole, a free service to help police reunite owners with their lost, stolen or left-behind property.

Register your valuables today at TrackMole.com.

2013 Redmond Police Annual Report

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Redmond Police Department

8701 160th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Main Phone: 425-556-2500
Media: 425-556-2545

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