The Patrol Division of the Suquamish Police Department is the most visible part of the Police Department. The men and women of the Suquamish Police provide 24 hours a day, 365 days a year Law Enforcement service to a population of just over 7100 permanent Native and Non-Native residents. The Port Madison Indian Reservation contains Tribal trust lands, individually and collectively owned trust lands, historic allotments held in trust, and fee lands owned by Indians and non-Indians (approximately 15 square miles). The reservation is located on a major highway, and is the only access route to one of the busiest Washington Ferry lines to Seattle. Nearly 6.5 Million people in 2.1 Million vehicles passed through several miles of our Reservation a year just to ride the ferries.
The Suquamish Police Department responds to approximately 11,000 incidents a year. The men and women of the Suquamish Police department also respond to assist neighboring Police Departments. Additional divisions include Marine Patrol, Tactical Tracking Team, Dive Team, Major Crimes Investigations, Narcotics Investigations, Reserve Unit and Drug Recognition Expert Program.