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Heart of the Methow Valley.

Police Department

A Message from Chief Budrow 6/3/2020:

Dear Twisp and Methow Valley Residents,

The Twisp Police Department is committed to providing law enforcement services to the community with due regard for the racial, cultural or other differences of those served. It is the policy of this office to provide law enforcement services and to enforce the law equally, fairly, objectively, with compassion, and without discrimination toward any individual or group.

Like many of you, we have viewed the footage of the actions of officers in Minneapolis that raise many questions. We fully expect an independent, transparent and credible investigation into the actions of the involved officers that culminated in the death of George Floyd.  We also fully expect that any and all findings of criminal acts committed by officers will be prosecuted appropriately. 

The Twisp Police Department holds ourselves accountable to a high standard of professionalism and integrity as these are our core values.  Officers attend regular ongoing training that includes non-biased policing training, critical incident and de-escalation training, and daily policy training that include topics on fair and objective policing.  Officers put this training into practice every day.

It is a privilege to serve the Town of Twisp and the Methow Valley. Our commitment is to interact with every person in a way that earns trust and sets an example for our communities and profession.


Paul D. Budrow 
Town of Twisp
Chief of Police

 (I Rewrote this from Skagit County Sheriff Don McDermott's post.

Thank you for being a more eloquent writer than me.)

police-department.jpgMission Statement

The purpose of the Twisp Police Department is the protection of life; the preservation of peace; the safeguarding of constitutionally guaranteed rights; the protection of property; enforcement of laws and ordinances; and execution of orders by the courts, in the service of the people we are sworn to protect.

Guiding Principle

Do what is right and make sure your actions show that you are doing the right thing for the right reasons.


Emergency number:  dial 911

After hours non emergency: 1-800-572-6604 |
Address: 118 S Glover (3rd Avenue entrance) | Twisp, WA  98856
Mailing Address: Twisp Police Department PO Box 278 Twisp, WA  98856
  509-997-6112 | Fax:  509-997-1096  
Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm

Most Requested Forms

Vacation Check Request Form

Public Records Request/Police Report Request - $10.00 per police report

Police Department Citizen Complaint Statement

Check Fraud Complaint

Animal Complaint
The above may be emailed,  faxed to 509-997-1096, mailed to Twisp Police Department PO Box 278 Twisp, WA  98856 or dropped by, in person, at the 3rd Avenue entrance.

Citizen’s Vehicle Collision Report
For non-police reported vehicle accidents

 other Services

20140206_102131.jpgPublic Fingerprinting

Due to Covid, Fingerprinting has been temporarily suspended. Please call the Twisp Police Department, 509-997-6112. Entrance through the Town Hall door.  Fee is $20.00 per card.

Paper Service
Call the Twisp Police Department, 509-997-6112, to establish service within the Town limits.  Fee is $25.00 per attempt.

Civil Standby
All civil standbys must be ordered by the court.  Citizen requests are no longer allowed.

24-Hour Prescription Drop Box
Located by the 3rd Avenue Police Department entrance