The Police Department protects and serves the residents of Wapato. They offer a variety of investigative, preventative, and community policing programs. Their goal is to listen to you and work with you about your concerns in the community. The Municipal Jail houses our local inmates as well as inmates from contract cities.
Frequently Asked Questions
Read through the FAQ to get more information on the City of Wapato Police Department
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Weekly Incident Reports
View Incident reports from the Wapato Police Department – enter 98951 in the zip code field to see the incidents.
Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission will meet the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Meet the Civil Service Commission members. The next meeting will be on February 21, 2018.
February 8, 2017 – Agenda | Cancelled
March 8, 2017 – Agenda | Minutes
April 12, 2017 – Agenda | Minutes
May 10, 2017 – Agenda | Minutes
June 14, 2017 – Cancelled
July 11, 2017 – Cancelled
July 26, 2017 – Agenda | Minutes
August 23, 2017 – Agenda | Minutes
October 11, 2017 – Agenda | Minutes
November 8, 2017 – Agenda | Minutes
December 13, 2017 – Cancelled
Bike Rodeo – June 2017
We had 50 children between the ages of 3 and 14 participate in this year’s Bike Rodeo. Six new bikes and other items were given away. Each participate received a t-shirt, a bike helmet, bicycle safety coloring book, and pizza for lunch. A big thank you to Legends Casino for helping to fund this program.
Drug & Safety Education efforts supported by community businesses
Thanks to our community businesses and members who donated money to the Wapato Police Department in order for us to purchase brochures, pamphlets, books, posters that contain drug & alcohol prevention and general safety information. These materials from L.A.W. Publications A leader in Drug and Safety Education will be used at Wapato schools, and distributed by the Police Department and through community events like Bike Rodeo & Wapato Night Out.
Read Police Chief’s statement of appreciation for the community support
Thank you to these community sponsors who supported the Wapato Police Department’s efforts to educate our youth:
- El Ranchito Restaurant
- Wapato Vision Clinic
- Bennett’s Lower Valley Collision
- Horizon Pharmacy
- Carniceria la Mas Barrata
- San Juan Restaurant
See pictures of the appreciation certificate presentations on our Facebook page.
Police Ride Along Program – Rules & Guidelines
Employment Forms & Information
See the Employment page for information on any current openings.
Read more about the History of the Wapato Police Department.