Want to get to know the LPD better? Watch this video for greater insight into the workings of our department.
Bill & Joe Dickinson: A Family Tradition of Community Service, video link courtesy of local resident Vaun Raymond.
Washington State Accreditation
The Lynnwood Police Department is proud to be a fully accredited agency by the Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs and has been since 2001.
The purpose of law enforcement agency accreditation is to professionalize the law enforcement industry by providing a review process for agencies to be certified as operating under industry best practices and standards. In 1976 the Association was directed by the Washington State Legislature to develop standards and goals for Washington State Law Enforcement. The Association has maintained an operational accreditation program since that time.
The Mission of the Lynnwood Police Department is to provide proactive, competent, effective public safety services to all persons, with the highest regard for human dignity through efficient and professional law enforcement and crime prevention practices.
Our Values that help support this mission are:
Committed to professional development while providing ethical, proficient, and respectful service.
Keeping the community safe through proactive and tenacious pursuit of violators of the law.
Cultivating positive interactions by fostering trust; and partnering with citizens to create a high quality of life.