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Latest News from Sumner Police

Help Us Fill the Toy Box

Every year with the generosity of our local businesses and community members we are able to provide 250+ families with gifts and food to celebrate the holidays. We are so appreciative each year for all of your support to make the Toy Box a success! We are currently accepting donations […]

Notice of Public Safety Committee Meeting Cancellation

The Committee has agreed to cancel it’s regular November 16th Public Safety Committee meeting.

Main Street Fire Recovery

On Saturday, Public Works is putting up the perimeter fencing around The Attic building. We will then be able to reopen Main Street and its sidewalks as well as the alley and parking lot in back. The Attic building is obviously unsafe to enter. The tenants on the two adjacent […]

News Updates

The investigation into the former Sumner High School basketball coach remains ongoing. Sumner Police are working with the Pierce County Prosecutors Office and will refer the case to them for charging review when the investigation is complete. Because of the digital nature of this case, this investigation can take some […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

1 isn’t just a number, it’s SOMEONE – a family member, a neighbor, a coworker, a friend. Domestic violence affects all of us, and all of us must be part of the solution. You can be a part of the solution by learning more about domestic violence and sharing our […]

Recruit

Come join our team! Check out all the great lateral incentives we are offering for Lateral and Exceptional Entry hires: Incentives: $10,000 dollar hiring bonus paid in two increments (50% at hire and 50% upon successful completion of 12 month probationary period) 40 hour starting sick leave bank 40 hour […]

Looking Fur Love?

Metro Animal Services has several cuddly candidates looking to steal your heart! Click the link below to set up your First Date!

$10k Bonus for Lateral Police Hires

Come join our team! Check out all the great lateral incentives we are offering for Lateral and Exceptional Entry hires: Incentives: $10,000 dollar hiring bonus paid in two increments (50% at hire and 50% upon successful completion of 12 month probationary period) 40 hour starting sick leave bank 40 hour […]

Chief Moericke Explains Changes to Policing

In the 2021 Legislative Session, the State of Washington passed many bills that change policing in cities like Sumner. At the June 28 Council Study Session, Chief Moericke provided an overview of these changes and how they affect Sumner Police. You can watch his briefing on YouTube.

Body-Worn Cameras

Why would Sumner Police invest in a BWC program?

Services & Information

Contact Us

Emergencies or In-progress Incidents: Dial 911
Non-Emergency / 24-hour Police Dispatch:
(253) 287-4455 or (800) 562-9800
Administrative Offices: 253-863-6384
Tips: 253-299-5678
FAX:  253-299-5669
Animal Control: 253-299-PETS (7387)

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Today, Bellevue Police Officer Jordan Jackson, will be laid to rest. Would you please join us in keeping his family, friends and the Bellevue Police Department in your thoughts and prayers? Gone but not forgotten.
Sumner Police Department
Sumner Police Department
Thank you Sumner Fred Meyer for helping us shop for Toy Box gifts this morning! We appreciate your generosity & support. Anyone can still bring donated toy(s) to the station by Dec. 8th!
Sumner Police Department
Sumner Police Department
Around here, you never know if a snow event will turn into "Snowmageddon" or just kind of flake out. Here are some tips and hints at what we do in Sumner when snow may or may not happen: sumnerwa.gov/snow-in-sumner/
Sumner Police Department
Sumner Police Department
Road closures can make any driver pout, Santa Claus is coming to town, and we wanted to give you the scoop on what's happening with roads for the Santa Parade. There will be no crying, or pouting here! So come watch Santa spread the holiday cheer beginning at 3pm this Saturday!
Sumner Police Department
Sumner Police Department
Today we honor and remember Tacoma Police Officer R. Jake Gutierrez. Officer Gutierrez lost his life in the line of duty on November 30, 2016. Gone but not forgotten.
Sumner Police Department
Sumner Police Department
On this Giving Tuesday, we want to say thank you to all those who have already generously donated to our Toy Box this year! We so appreciate your support!

If you are looking for a worthy cause to donate to today, please keep our Toy Box in mind! We are accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for kids of all ages.

You can bring them by and drop them off during business hours at the following locations:

Sumner City Hall
-Columbia Bank
-Sunset Chevrolet
-Sunset Ford
-Pape Machinery

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