Police Department


DSCNCovington Police Department
16720 SE 271st St., Ste. 100
Covington, Washington 98042
Chief Andrew McCurdy

What number do I call for police services?
Call 911 for emergencies. Call 206-296-3311 for non-emergency or not-in-progress crimes.  

How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
To obtain copies of police and collision reports, please call the King County Sheriff's Office Record Unit at 206-263-2626 and request a copy of the report. You may also email them at or visit  You should have your incident/case number available when making the request. Copies of the reports cannot be given by the City of Covington.

How do I obtain a criminal history check?
To obtain a criminal history check, call the Washington State Patrol Identification and Criminal History Section at (360) 534-2000 or visit

How do I request the Covington Police Department to perform a House Check on my residence while I am away?
As a service to the residents of the City of Covington, the Covington Police Department offers free house checks. Officers will periodically check the exterior of your home while you are away. This service helps to deter potential burglars and provides for additional security while your house is unoccupied. To request a house check, please complete a Covington Police Department House Check form and deliver it to the Covington Police Department.

How do I obtain a Concealed Pistol Permit?
The King County Sheriff's Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The Maple Valley office (located at 22300 SE 231st Street in Maple Valley) issues new Concealed Pistol Permits by appointment only. You must call first to make the appointment at 206-477-6446. For replacements or renewals, no appointment is necessary. The KCSO accepts check or money order only.

Where do I get fingerprinting?
The King County Sheriff's Office in Maple Valley provides fingerprinting services by appointment only. Please call (206) 477-6446.

Where is the nearest free neighborhood legal clinic?
The nearest clinic is the Kent Legal Clinic at the Kent Senior Center, 600 E Smith St., Kent, WA 98032. Hours are only on Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. and appointments can be made by calling (206) 267-7070 from 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday.

Covington Residents Now Able To Utilize Searchable Crime Statistics Tool:
The King County Sheriff's Office provides a searchable crime statistics tool on their website, which enables the public to search for information by selected geographies, including Covington, and user-specified date ranges. You can access the searchable crime statistics tool by visiting the King County Sheriff's website at

Useful Law Enforcement Links:
King County AFIS (Automated Fingerprinting Identification System) Program