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The backbone of any Police Department is the Patrol Division.  The Shelton Police Department Patrol Division is comprised of four teams of 3 Officers, supervised by Patrol Sergeants.  The Patrol Division is responsible for peace, safety, crime prevention, crime suppression, investigation of crimes, the arrest of offenders, and arbitration of family and neighborhood disputes.

These officers patrol the City of Shelton, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They are responsible for patroling Shelton's 6.11 square miles.

In 2020, the Shelton Police Department responded to 11,887 calls for service. There were 1,859 case reports generated. 214 criminal citations and 169 infractions were issued. 192 reportable traffic accidents were handled by the Department. 

The Shelton Police Department responded to an average of 32 calls per day and 15% of all calls generated a paper report. 

The Shelton Police Department continues to work with our citizens to build a stronger community together. 

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Shelton Police Department
525 W Cota St
Shelton, WA 98584
Police emergencies dial 9-1-1 
Non-emergencies dial (360) 426-4441
Business Number (360) 432-5145
Fax (360) 432-0537