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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












City hall and police carThe City of Sammamish, which incorporated in August 1999 and is the newest incorporated city in King County, has a population of over 40,000. Since incorporation, Sammamish has contracted for law enforcement services from the King County Sheriff’s Office. Present on-site staffing includes one police chief (a sheriff’s captain), an administrative sergeant, two operations sergeants, three master police officers, 9 patrol officers, one motorcycle officer, one patrol/DUI officer, two school resource officers, and two burglary/larceny detectives. The city also contracts for most of the investigative and response services of the Sheriff’s Office, such as Major Crimes, Marine Patrol, SWAT, and Canine.

Sammamish OfficerMission

The mission of the Sammamish Police Department is to provide quality, professional law enforcement services to improve public safety within our city. We proactively address public concerns to reduce crime and the fear of crime by providing responsive, cost-effective services to our citizens. The City of Sammamish has been dubbed “The Jewel of the Eastside.” By accomplishing our mission, the Police Department does its part to make that honor a reality.

Community Policing

Sammamish has the largest youth population, per capita, of any incorporated city in the state of Washington. In recognition of this, the police department has initiated several youth-related programs, including: Sammamish Police

  • School Resource Officers for both high schools and all junior highs/middle schools;
  • The Police Partner Program in all of the elementary schools;
  •  An “Adopt-a-School” Program covering all elementary schools;
  • Junior Police Officer stick-on badges for the little kids;
  • Expansion of the Student Court Program to cover both high schools in the city.

About the Police Department

Emergency: 911 

Non-Emergency Dispatch: (206) 296-3311

Police Chief: Chief Nate Elledge

Web Site:

Office Information:
Sammamish Police Department
801 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
Business Phone: (425) 295-0770
Office hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm M-F

About the City

Web Site:

Office Information:
801 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
Business Phone: (425) 295-0500