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John L. Emory, the first Nicoma Park PD Police Chief & police vehicle. Nicoma Park Police Department is staffed by the Chief of Police, a supervisory Lieutenant, two supervisory Sergeants, 21 patrol officers and a part-time office clerk. The department works on a ten-hour, three-shift, overlapping rotation providing police services 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year. All officers are CLEET certified as well as being certified and trained in many other areas of law enforcement. Each officer is professional in their training, duty and job performance.  






As leaders of the community, we will perform our duties with the utmost fairness, compassion and respect for all citizens.  We will be loyal in service to our community and to the mission of the Police Department. We will protect and defend the constitutional rights of all citizens with dignity, honor, and compassion. We will have the courage to do what is right and to stand against what is wrong, while always applying common sense to the critical decisions we must make. We will rise to any challenge and live the words we have chosen; Integrity Professionalism Service.


It is the mission of the Nicoma Park Police Department to provide for the safety and security of its citizens and businesses through the following core values:


Integrity: the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.


Professionalism: the skill, good judgment, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well.


Service: the action of helping the public in response to need or demand.