Police Services
University Place Police Department
3609 Market Place W, Suite 201
University Place WA 98466

Crime Prevention: The anticipation, recognition and appraisal of a crime risk and the initiation of some action to remove or reduce it.

Emergency number:

In case of an emergency, to report a crime in progress, or if you need an officer to be dispatched.
(24 hour) Non-emergency number:
To reach the dispatch center for non-emergencies where the perpetrator is gone and you want an officer to investigate.
All other calls:
For general inquiries
Firearm Permit and obtaining copies of a police report
For questions relating to gun permits or obtaining a copy of a police report

The prevention of crimes is a primary focus and goal of the University Place Police. It is when crimes are prevented that society  is best served. The University Place Police have several measures in place to help citizens and businesses to determine their risks and take measures to prevent crime, which are listed in detail on the Crime Prevention Programs page linked below.

Alarm Permits
Animal Control
Cadet Program
CodeRED / PC Alert
"Crime Data for Your Neighborhood"
Fireworks Discharge Information
Personal Safety Tips
Problems in Your Neighborhood
Public Safety Commission
Public Safety Programs
Reporting Crime in University Place
University Place Municipal Court
U.P. Fire Department (Pierce County)
U.P. Police Department (Pierce County Sheriff)

Police Services Division
Mike Blair Police Chief 253.798.3209
Cory Shears Sergeant 253.798.3208
Leslie Wheeler Office Manager 253.798.3206
Jennifer Hales Public Safety Manager 253.798.3141