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Aberdeen Police Department


City of Aberdeen’s Mission Statement
To provide quality services that promote the health and well-being of the community we serve.

Aberdeen Police Department Mission Statement
Dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in providing professional and caring law enforcement services.

Picture of Chief Shumate Sworn In
Chief Shumate Sworn In

Our purpose is to enable a safe and secure community environment that will be a source of pride for future generations; to ensure crime prevention though our presence and community education; to protect the rights of citizens from those who wish to compromise that right; and to continually grow with and lead the community into the future.

Our lobby is open from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, to serve you. If you need to speak to an officer after hours or on the weekend, you can call the Grays Harbor Radio non-emergency number 360-533-8765, and an officer will be dispatched to contact you.

If you come to the department and find the doors locked, use the phone to contact dispatch and an officer should be dispatched to meet you. If you would like to praise our staff or you would like to talk about the service you received, ask to talk to the supervisor.


The department has many assignment; Bicycle Patrol, Field Training Officer, Firearms instructor, Motorcycle Officer, Crises Response Unit (CRU) Officer, Detective, Drug Task Force Detective, Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART), Special Assignment officer, and Instructor in other special areas.

We currently have the following position within the department: Parking Enforcement Officer, Animal Control Officer, Animal Shelter Custodian, Police Service Specialist, Administrative Coordinator, Correction Officer and Police Officer. The Department Organization chart is included in our annual report.

Our Police facility was built in 1988. It contains a fully equipped fitness room, a training room, locker rooms, evidence processing and storage room, and armory. The building also contains our municipal 18 bed jail. The Building recently received new carpeting and new inside paint. The Building was fitted with a new HVAC system in 2012.

Employment Opportunities

The City of Aberdeen Police Department has continuous on-going recruitments. Please click here to learn more about recruitment opportunities and review the application requirements.

Contact Information

Aberdeen Police Department Business Office Phone: (360) 533-3180
Becca Anderson Administrative Secretary Contact Becca Anderson | Aberdeen Police Department

Note: Business/Lobby Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.