Ellensburg Police Department

The Ellensburg Police Department maintains peace and order by protecting our community.
  • We have 29 sworn officers who, together, continue to keep total property crime rates down
  • Our Animal Shelter continues to reduce the number of animals needing to be shelter housed
  • We are engaged with our community through National Night Out, Cop on Top, the Citizen's Academy and many other community-based programs
EPD Annual Report Cover

Upcoming Events:

In the spring

Reserve Academy
  The purpose of the Reserve Officer Program is to train and equip state certified Reserve Officers to augment full-time officers for patrol duties. Check back late 2019 for applications for 2020.

In the summer

National Night Out
  Each year on the first Tuesday in August, this event is celebrated in communities throughout the United States. 

Cop on Top  (view past flyer)
  A partnership with Special Olympics, Cop on Top helps raise awareness and funds for local athletes with intellectual disabilities.

In the fall

Citizen's Academy
  The Citizen’s Academy is a program designed to provide participants a working knowledge of the Ellensburg Police Department. Classes and discussions provide a foundation where citizens learn about the duties and responsibilities of our department and the citizen’s role in the interaction of police. Apply Online in the fall..

Other events

Coffee with a Cop
  Gathering at various business hosts in our community, law enforcement officers meet with the community for conversation and coffee.
Cell Phones and Teens Talk (flyer from past event)
  What every parent needs to know about the impact of cell phone use, technology and social media.