About Us

Behavioral Health Officers

Connecting people with mental health services

Bike Unit

Bicycle officers who focus on downtown, in parks and along our elaborate trail system

Community Advisory Council (CAC)

Provides input for organizational policies, practices and programs

Code Enforcement

Work with property owners to protect the character of the City

Command Staff

Provide direction and support to commissioned and non-commissioned employees


What-Comm provides dispatch services for many police agencies within Whatcom County

Evidence and Identification

Manage property and evidence items - a critical role for our community

Hazardous Devices Unit

Reponds to explosives ​issues and provides safety training for first responders and our community

Honor Guard

Proudly represent our agency at local and regional ceremonies with honor and respect


Highly skilled detectives and support staff that investigate family and major crimes

K9 Unit

Serving our community with pride since 1968!


Specially trained crisis communicators that work with our first responders and tactical team

Outreach Officers

Collaborating with community members to improve quality of life in our city

Parking Enforcement

Patrolling our neighborhoods and business districts to assure compliance with parking ordinances


Respond to emergencies and calls for service 24/7 - the backbone of our organization


Our talented crew is ready for your questions, or to connect you to the right person or resource

Records Bureau

Provides essential services to our community, officers, dispatchers and outside agencies

School Officer

Our liaison to the Bellingham School District and their campuses

Special Investigations

Specially trained detectives focusing on narcotics, human trafficking and other unique crimes​


Tactical team to mitigate prolonged, high-risk situations

Traffic Division

Proper education, enforcement and engineering lead to safe travel throughout our city

Training Division

Coordinating and tracking officer training from hire date to retire date