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Use of Force in Policing — Everett Police Department’s Practices

The Everett Police Department is aware that the community is seeking information on our use of force practices. We have created a webpage that includes an important message from the Chief of Police, answers common use of force questions, and posts our policies for review.



Everett Police reminds the public not to call 911 to report violations of governor’s order, or social distancing violations. 911 must be reserved for those needing immediate emergency assistance.

Everett residents may report violation concerns.
(NOTE: Submitted complaints and messages may be subject to public disclosure requests.)

Concerns about businesses violating the order can also be directly reported the Governors office.

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The Everett Police Department is a premier law enforcement agency in Washington State. We believe in community-oriented policing and work in partnership with the community to enhance quality of life and reduce crime through our core values of integrity, professionalism and honor. The department is heavily involved in working with residents and provides outstanding services to the city.

Serving a population of over 100,000, our officers and staff represent diverse backgrounds and pride themselves on protecting, serving and working with Everett residents, business owners and organizations.

Everett is a great place to live, work, visit and play.

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