Vancouver Police Department

  • Agency: Vancouver Police Department
  • Address: 605 E Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, 98661 WA
  • Chief: Clifford Cook (Chief of Police)
Phone: (360) 487-7400
Fax: (360) 694-9646

Vancouver Police Department is located at 605 E Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, 98661 WA. The Chief of Police of the department is Clifford Cook. The Vancouver Police Department phone number is (360) 487-7400.

Vancouver Police Department News

The Vancouver Police Department is currently hiring a Police Records Specialist. If you or someone you know might be interested in a civilian position with the Vancouver Police Department please have them visit the City's careers page. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vancouver/jobs/1946460/police-records-specialist?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

As part of an ongoing effort to curb impaired driving, law enforcement officers from the Clark County Sheriff's Office, the Battle Ground and Vancouver Police Departments, along with with dispatcher support from Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency, conducted additional DUI enforcement on Saturday, January 13th. Here are the results of that effort: Overtime Hours: 37.75 Officer Contacts: 68 DUI Arrests: 3 Other Arrests: 1 Citations: 10 Warnings: 59 These enforcement efforts are paid for through a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.

This love rock was located outside our East Precinct this morning. :)

A wonderful holiday story. Thanks Columbian for coming along! Happy Holidays from the Vancouver Police Department.

Chief McElvain has posted his end of the year video update. Check it out!

Great event on Friday for Night Of 1000 Stars. Thank you to KGW, Cpl. Brent Donaldson and Jack Fletcher for helping to get the message out!

Be sure to join us for Coffee With A Cop this Thursday, December 14th, 9-11am at the Starbuck's at 11502 SE Mill Plain Blvd. These events are great opportunities to meet the officers that serve you, ask questions and enjoy a coffee and a conversation. Hope to see you there!

So excited to help out with the Waste Connections bike giveaway event. Happy Holidays indeed!

If your vehicle fits the criteria listed on the flyer, please join us this Sunday from 11-3 at the Vancouver Mall for our steering wheel locking device giveaway. We will be confirming that recipients meet the criteria so please read the flyer below.

Thank you to Nautilus Inc. and Target for their generosity and for the great community social service providers for their work to make Saturday's Shop With A Cop/Nautilus Holiday Helpers such a great event! As you can see by the smiles it was fun for everyone that was there! Happy Holidays from the Vancouver Police Department.

Thank you CVTV and Officer Eddie Alba for a great edition of Inside the City!

On Saturday, officers from the Vancouver, Washougal and Battle Ground Police Departments, Clark County Sheriff's Office and Washington State Patrol conducted a DUI emphasis. Here are the results of that effort: Contacts: 189 DUI Arrests: 4 Citations: 48 Warnings: 97 Other Arrests: 8 Thanks to a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission officers throughout SW Washington conduct regular DUI emphasis patrols in an effort to keep drunk, drugged and high drivers off our roadways!

Thanks to everyone that stopped by yesterday's Coffee With A Cop! Great time had by all. We will have another event December 14th, 9-11am at the Starbuck's at Mill Plain and Chkalov. Hope to see you there!

Be sure to join us tomorrow for another Coffee With A Cop. Tuesday, Nov 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM at the Starbucks at 304 W 8th St. These events are a great opportunity to meet Vancouver Police, ask questions, have a conversation and a great cup of coffee. Hope to see you there!

Package theft is a crime that occurs throughout the year but definitely increases during the holiday season. Vancouver Police have been taking more reports on this crime over the past few weeks! Please visit our package theft prevention page and download and share the flyer which has tips to help prevent this crime. Happy Holidays!

What a awesome community we live in!

These two cuties were at Starbuck's with their mom when Sgt. Steve Dobbs and Sgt. McAvoy Shipp stopped in. Apparently the girls were beside themselves with excitement because they "had never seen a real police officer in person before"!! Both received Operation Chill coupons and sticker badges to commemorate their meeting... oh and a photo op too.

On Saturday, law enforcement officers from the Vancouver, Battle Ground and Washougal Police Departments, the Clark County Sheriff's Office and the Washington State Patrol conducted additional DUI emphasis patrols. The results of that emphasis were: 55 Contacts 17 Infractions/Citations 33 Warnings 1 DUI Arrest 2 Other Arrests These DUI emphasis events occur regularly in SW Washington thanks to a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission!

In an effort to reduce auto theft, the Vancouver Police Department will be holding another steering wheel locking device giveaway event Dec 10 from 11am-3pm at the Vancouver Mall (south entrance between Sears and JC Penny). See the flyer below for the criteria for receiving a free device.

Thank you Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce for selecting the Vancouver Police Activities League Literacy Program as the benefactor at the upcoming Holiday Heroes Luncheon, and highlighting the PAL Literacy Program in the Nov/Dec Vancouver VISION magazine.

Vancouver Police traffic officers handing out glow bracelets to trick or treaters. Be safe, be seen. Happy Halloween!

Thank you to everyone that stopped by Saturday's drug take back event! Nearly 3,500 lbs. of unwanted medications were collected and safely disposed of.

On Saturday, Officers from the Vancouver and Washougal Police Departments and Clark County Sheriff's Office conducted a pre-Halloween DUI emphasis in an effort to keep drunk, drugged and high drivers off our roadways. Here are the results of that enforcement effort: Contacts: 192 DUI Arrests: 5 Citations: 16 Warnings: 27 Other Arrests: 6 Tomorrow evening additional officers will be out as part of a pedestrian safety emphasis. Have a safe and happy Halloween!

If you have unused or outdated medications you want to dispose of there is a take back event this Saturday and multiple locations in Clark County.

This Saturday, officers from Vancouver, Battle Ground and Washougal Police Departments, the Clark County Sheriff's Office and the Washington State Patrol will be conducting additional DUI enforcement in an effort to keep drunk, drugged or high drivers off our roadways. There will also be a pedestrian emphasis on Halloween to help increase pedestrian safety. We wish you a safe and happy Halloween!