Police

Longview Police Department officers and staff members pose together

COVID-19 Impacts

The Longview Police Department will strive to maintain core services and respond to calls for service during this period of COVID-19 pandemic. In order to comply with the Washington State Re-Opening Guidance, the following changes to our operations have been made:

  • No more than 3 people are allowed in the LPD lobby at a time.  We encourage the public to use our on-line payment service options or to pay by mail to limit the number of people in our lobby.
  • Masks are required inside our facility.  If you do not have one, we will provide you with one.
  • Fingerprinting will be done by appointment only.  Click here to schedule an appointment for fingerprinting for concealed pistol licenses and click here to schedule an appointment for fingerprinting for employment background purposes.  You will be provided with hand sanitizer prior to rolling your fingerprints and will be required to sanitize your hands.
  • Online reporting by citizens is encouraged. Click here to file a police report.
  • All ride-alongs and LPD volunteer programs are suspended until further notice.
  • City of Longview residents can RENEW their concealed pistol licenses, click here for more information
  • THANK YOU for your patience.  Our goal is to provide with the service you are requesting while also following health and safety guidelines.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Longview Police Department is to lead our community’s fight against crime and injustice, enforce the law impartially, preserve the peace and protect the rights of all.

Responsibilities

The Longview Police Department will:

  • Recognize our employees as our greatest asset, continually strive to enhance our skills and encourage dedication and participation
  • Proactively work to reduce crime, disorder and the fear of crime
  • Be consistent and professional in the manner in which we provide police service to our community and visitors
  • Encourage employees to identify problems and participate in their solutions
  • Be committed to building and maintaining ongoing partnerships in the community