The City of Leavenworth contracts with the Chelan County Sheriff’s Department for police coverage. For Police business that is non-emergency please call (509) 667-6851 or call 911 for emergencies.
Sergeant Scott Lawrence of the Chelan County Sheriff’s Department has been assigned as the City of Leavenworth Liaison Officer. Sergeant Lawrence is familiar with the City of Leavenworth, as he was assigned to the Sheriff’s Department Leavenworth detachment in 1995. In 2013, he was promoted to patrol Sergeant and has an extensive background that will prove valuable in working with the Leavenworth community. Sergeant Lawrence’s primary responsibility is focused on providing community law enforcement within the City municipal boundaries. For non-emergency questions and incidents, Sergeant Lawrence can be contacted via the Leavenworth City Hall, either by phone (509) 548-5275 or through the mail. Emergency incidents and request for response should still be through the 911 emergency service number.
In negotiating a new service contract for Police Services with Chelan County in 2013, the City Council felt it was important to have the Sheriff’s Department provide a more local community oriented police service model, Sergeant Lawrence is the face of that improved service level.
The City of Leavenworth contracted with Pacific Security beginning in the Fall of 2012 to act as an additional police presence on patrol throughout downtown Leavenworth. Since that time, the City has expanded the roll of the Pacific Security Officers to include patrols in the residential areas, the city parks, local schools, and as parking enforcement in the City’s paid parking lots.