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Police Business Office:

8:00 a.m. Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Monday through Friday
Closed on major holidays.

3805 W. Van Giesen
West Richland, WA 99353

Telephone Numbers:

9-1-1 – Emergency
(509) 967-3425 – Police Business Office
(509) 628-0333 – Non-Emergency Officer Response
(509) 967-2251 – Police Department Fax

Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) Crime Statistics and Reports

Department Information

The West Richland Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency which is poised for future growth with the surrounding community. The police services provided to West Richland incorporate a proactive approach of enforcing laws and interdicting criminal activity, as well as partnering with local residents, businesses and community groups to effect a positive change to the safety and security of the community members and visitors. Currently the WRPD participates in the METRO Drug Task Force, Traffic safety emphasis programs and has one assigned detective. In addition to full time police officers there are full time support staff and a volunteer force which includes an active Reserve Officer Program. The WRPD provides 24/7 coverage to an area exceeding 22.7 square miles. Future plans include expansion in our participation with our regional partners as well as expanded programs within the department.


West Richland Police Department
3805 W. Van Giesen
West Richland, WA 99353

Police Business Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Monday through Friday
Closed on major holidays.

Telephone Numbers:

9-1-1 – Emergency

(509) 967-3425 – Police Business Office
(509) 628-0333 – Non-Emergency Officer Response
(509) 967-2251 – Police Department Fax

Public Records Request:

Sign up to have the police check on your house while you are on vacation: Security House Check Form


Concealed Pistol License Applications:

CPL Renewal

CPL Late Renewal

CPL Replacement


8:30-11:30 am and 1:00-4:00 pm 

CPL Original Application including fingerprints


1:00-4:00 pm

Cost is $49.25 for a new CPL, $32.00 for a renewal, $42.00 for a late renewal up to 90 days past the expiration. Lamination is an extra $1.00
Anything past 90 days is considered a new application and you must be re-fingerprinted.

Civilian Fingerprinting, for City of West Richland residents ONLY:

Tuesday and Thursday

1:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Cost is $15.00 for up to two cards, and $3.00 for each additional set.

Fireworks information:

  • All Fireworks that are legal in the State of Washington are also legal in the City Limits of the City of West Richland ONLY.
  • To view a portion of the West Richland Municipal Code regarding fireworks dates/times of sale and use and age restrictions, visit WRMC section 8.22 “Fireworks.”
  • Dates and times when fireworks can be discharged in 2015:
    • July 2nd & 3rd – Between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
    • July 4th – Between 6:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight
    • Dec. 31st – Between 6:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. on January 1st
  • Fireworks Safety
  • WA State Legal Fireworks – Document for Fireworks Vendor Stands
  • If you have questions, please contact the West Richland Police Department at 509-967-3425.
West Richland Police Department Policy Manual

Policing Bargaining Unit:

Emergency Notifications / Code Red Alerts:

  • Emergency Management Agencies of Benton and Franklin Counties have begun using CodeRed – a high-speed mass notification system designed to keep you informed in the event of an emergency. This system allows for the delivery of emergency messages to you via phone to your landline or mobile device, as well as through text and email.
  • Generally, non-life threatening alerts will be sent to email only. Alerts that pose a higher threat or cause significant adverse conditions may be sent to email and text message. Emergency alerts that pose a serious or significant risk to life and/or property will be sent from all devices that you have selected.
  • To register, visit in Benton County or in Franklin County and click on the CodeRED icon.
  • Contact Benton County Emergency Management at 509-628-2600 for more information.



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