If you are witnessing a crime in progress or are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911.
The Richland Police Department is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our citizens through professionally supported and trained police officers. Officers strive to provide an environment that will allow citizens to live and work in a safe and secure community.
The Police Department adheres to a community policing philosophy that emphasizes the following:
- Community partnerships
- Problem solving
- Crime prevention
- Responsiveness to the needs of our community
Officers are empowered to engage with community members and undertake actions to resolve troublesome conditions. Our officers are encouraged to consult with resident stakeholders in reolving problems because police can rarely solve public safety problems alone. The Richland Police Department is committed to transparency and to treating all residents and visitors with respect and dignity. We hold our officers to the highest standards and ensure excellence.