If you feel that a false alarm fee has been assessed incorrectly, you can request a review of the incident. Instructions for requesting a review are included with the false alarm notice. Instructions for review and appeals may also be found at everettwa.gov/AlarmAppeals.
You will need to provide the police department with a reason for the dispute along with evidence that there was an actual crime, attempted crime, or emergency (example: evidence of a burglary or attempted burglary). The police department will take a written statement for the investigation of any incident where it is determined there was an actual crime or emergency.
False alarm penalties will not be waived for accidental activations or human error.Guidelines to dispute a fee