The Everett Police Department is committed to protecting the rights of community members of all backgrounds.
“We have received inquiries about how the Everett Police Department handles immigration laws,” said Everett Police Chief Dan Templeman. “Our policy is intended to ensure that individuals who are victims of or witnesses to a crime feel safe speaking with police, regardless of their immigration status.”
Enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws is primarily the responsibility of the federal government. The Everett Police Department will not undertake immigration-related investigations or inquire about the immigration status of people encountered during our work, except in specific circumstances.
Additional information on the City of Everett’s immigration efforts.