|Skokomish Public Safety|
|Mailing address:||80 North Tribal Center Road|
|Located:||861 North Reservation Road|
|Skokomish Nation, WA 98584|
|Office Hours:||Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|Emergency Hours:||24 hours a day, seven days a week|
Summary of Services:
The Skokomish Department of Public Safety places strong emphasis on Community Oriented Policing for Skokomish Tribal members, residents and visitors of the Skokomish Indian Reservation. The department consists Patrol which help the department obtain its goals of proactively suppressing criminal activity, preventing crime, and protecting the Skokomish Tribe’s interests, lands, and properties. The Department of Public Safety (DPS) currently consists of 5 full time officers. We also employ a full time civilian that acts as Court Clerk and Administrative Assistant. All Skokomish Public Safety Officers are cross trained to perform patrol duties and Fish & Wildlife Enforcement.
The Skokomish Department of Public Safety has been granted the responsibility and authority to enforce laws and regulations as set forth by the Skokomish Tribal Council. The primary purpose of the department is to provide for the safety and protection of human life and property. When properly carried out, the enforcement of tribal laws and regulations will enhance and strengthen the development of the Tribe’s human resources, encourage the development of the reservation, and support community values and goals for the achievement of self determination as a Nation. The department further aspires to serve the Skokomish Tribe in a reasonable and prudent manner. The officers of this department are expected to carry out these responsibilities diligently and courteously and take pride in the services in which they provide.
The Skokomish Tribal Patrol Division operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. It supports the mission of the department by preserving the peace, conducting investigations of crimes, providing patrols on tribal lands and properties, answering calls for assistance, detecting criminal activities, identifying potential disturbances, enforcing traffic regulations on reservation lands, investigating and responding to accidents, arresting criminal offenders, and providing emergency services for the Skokomish Tribal community.
|Chief of Police||Joe Vukichfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Police Officer||Julia Smetzleremail@example.com|
|Police Officer||Matthew Herrerafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Probation Officer||Roseanne Snelsonemail@example.com|
|Fisheries Lieutenant||Tim Baker||360-877-5213 x.2211
|Fisheries Officer||Chris Pickens||360-877-5213