City of Covington Police Department
Emergency dispatch: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency dispatch: (206) 296-3311
Covington Police Department
16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100
Covington, WA 98042-4964
Business Phone: (253) 480-2433
Chief Andy McCurdy
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The City of Covington incorporated in 1997, and has 20,500 residents who call it home. Covington has a mix of large and small retail businesses, healthcare facilities, residential neighborhoods, and recreational areas. Covington has partnered with the Sheriff's Office to provide law enforcement to its residents since incorporation.
Covington Police Department has seventeen officers assigned to the city: 1 Chief, 1 Sergeant, 1 School Resource Officer, 1 Traffic Officer, 1 Detective, and 12 patrol officers. Covington police officers use community policing and problem solving practices with residents and local businesses to proactively address crime issues in a participatory way. Officers also work with resident volunteers to assist with specific projects such as false alarm reduction, vacation house checks, and parking violation education.
Covington Police Department is very active in the community, including: hosting an annual Shop with a Cop event at the Covington Walmart where as many as 600 children in need from all over King County go shopping with Police Officers to build positive relationships, running an after school weightlifting and mentoring club called Badges and Barbells where students and Police Officers exercise together to improve fitness and trust, and participating an annual Citizen’s Academy in partnership with the City of Maple Valley and Maple Valley Precinct 3.
"The Covington Police officers are, for all intents and purposes, part of our team here in Covington. We have always had officers that love our community and want to be here, which translates into dedicated life-saving and crime-preventing service by our officers on behalf of the residents of Covington. We are fortunate to have such a police department."
- Regan Bolli, Covington City Manager