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   King County Sheriff

Emergency: Call 9-1-1

Call (206) 296-3311 24-hours to report a neighborhood problem or a crime that is not an emergency.

King County Courthouse
516 Third Ave
Room W-150
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 296-4155
TTY Relay: 7-1-1












Precinct 3

DeputyPrecinct 3 covers a geographical area of approximately 700 square miles. Interstate 90 is the northern boundary for the precinct, and the cities of Renton, Kent, and Auburn border the western side of the precinct. The eastern boundary extends into the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, and the southern boundary ends at the Pierce County line.  Precinct 3 facilities are located in the City of Covington.

The cities of Covington, Maple Valley and Newcastle, the Town of Beaux Arts Village, and the Muckleshoot Tribal Police hold contracts for police services with the King County Sheriff’s Office. Precinct 3 provides school resource officers to the Auburn, Issaquah, Renton, and Tahoma school districts and the Muckleshoot Tribal School.

ServicesPrecinct 3 Service Counter

Concealed Pistol License Renewals & Fingerprinting

Applications for new original concealed pistol licences are done by appointment. This is to ensure that staffing is available. Renewals are done on a walk-in basis during regular business hours.  Please note that the only acceptable forms of payment at the precinct are check or money order. Learn more about concealed weapons permits fees and renewals.

Fingerprint services are offered by appointment only. This is to ensure that staffing is available. Fingerprint services cost $15 for the first two cards and $5 for each additional card. Please note that the only acceptable forms of payment at the precinct are check or money order. Learn more about fingerprint services.

Filing Accident Reports

Washington State  Vehicle Collision Report forms are availableat the window during regular business hours or can be downloaded from the Washington State Patrol website at

Forms should be completed by anyone involved in an accident that was not investigated by a deputy and that resulted in damages more than $700. This form should be fully completed and mailed to the Washington State Patrol at the address listed on the form. 

Learn more about filing accident reports.

Obtaining Records and Reports

Police records and reports are not available at precinct locations. For police records and reports, contact the KCSO Records Unit at (206) 263-2626.


To report a crime or suspicious activity, call 911 (emergency) or (206) 296-3311 (non-emergency).

Precinct 3 Headquarters

Commander: Major Brad Thompson

Office Information:
22300 SE 231st Street 
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M-F
Business Phone: (206) 477-6446

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