Toppenish Police Department

Joseph Mehline, Chief of Police
516 West Second Avenue
Toppenish, WA 98948
Emergency Dispatch:  Call 911
Non-Emergency Dispatch (509) 836-6229
Business Office (509) 865-1629
Fax (509) 864-6016

A message from the Chief:

I am deeply honored to serve as the Chief of Police for the outstanding community of Toppenish. It is a privilege and a responsibility that I hold with the utmost respect and commitment. Alongside me are the dedicated men and women of the Toppenish Police Department, whose unwavering dedication to our community is truly commendable. Together, we recognize that our authority as police officers stems from the trust placed in us by our governing officials and the residents we proudly serve.

In our community, the power of the police is not self-granted; it is entrusted to us by the will and consent of the people. We understand that our role extends beyond mere law enforcement; it is a partnership with you, our fellow community members. Your support and confidence in our department drive us to be responsive to your needs and concerns, always striving to exceed your expectations.

Our fundamental purpose is to fulfill the needs of our community by providing public safety, maintaining order, deterring crime, and upholding the constitutional rights of all individuals. We are steadfast in our commitment to these core principles, working tirelessly to create a safe and secure environment for everyone who calls Toppenish home.

I am continually inspired by the dedication and sacrifice demonstrated by our officers, who put their safety on the line daily to protect and serve our community. Their commitment to providing the highest level of service is unwavering, and I am proud to lead such a devoted team of professionals.

As we move forward, please know that the Toppenish Police Department remains steadfast in its mission to safeguard our community, promote justice, and maintain the trust that you have placed in us. We are here for you, and we are here because of you.

Thank you for your continued support, and together, we will strive to make Toppenish an even safer and more prosperous place for all.

Thank you for visiting our web page.

Chief Joseph Mehline