Get Connected

We devote substantial time and resources towards creating communication options for our information consumers. Our goal is to connect community members to the Mount Vernon Police Department and services by:

  • Helping community members get involved in our policing their community.
  • Promote department programs & resources for citizen use.
  • Help citizens under stand our role as well as their in shaping safe, vibrant communities.

By creating a variety of options, we hope to effectively inform, educate, alert, advise or encourage citizen action that fosters mutual understanding and leads to lasting police/citizen coalitions.

COPS Corner

 A monthly article written in the Skagit Valley Herald Newspaper by our Crime Prevention Supervisor. Topics are based on current events affecting crime and the fear it generates, contemporary policing approaches, citizen inquiries and ways citizens can take steps to reduce crime.

eNews Letter

A bi-weekly newsletter sent via e-mail that provides crime trend information, updates to recent police-related activities and current events within the police department and community

Check out our archived issues.


Dedicated primarily to employment information and updates however we also provide current events happening within the police department and community.

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NextDoor Logo

With Next Door, you can collaborate and connect with your neighbors and receive crime prevention tips from MVPD. 

 Police Talk

 A television show that airs on local Mount Vernon Comcast Television, Channel 10 designed to keep the the community abreast of contemporary policing topics and related community issues. If you have suggestions regarding future programming or comments on any of the Department shows please contact our Crime Prevention Division.


 A variety of informative safety and service information is provided on the City of Mount Vernon YouTube Page. 

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