Law Enforcement


* For all Non Emergency issues Call (509) 447-3151

* Code Enforcement issues (509) 447-3151

* Dog problem or dog “At Large” (509) 447-3151

* To check on dog licenses or lost dog issues (509) 447-5611

* To request Police records use the Police Records Request Form .

* To request Extra Patrol Services use the Extra Patrol Request Form

* File a code violation using the violation reporting form

* File a complaint using the Complaint form

Email requests here

Newport Police Department as of 2023

Police Chief – Wade Nelson (

Police Officer – Todd Aannerud

Police Officer – Jessica Garza

Police Officer – Josh Cotteen

Police Officer – Shad Swanson

City Prosecutor – Joshua Maurer

Police Clerk – Kathryn Bowman

The City of Newport previously contracted with the Pend Oreille County Sheriff for law enforcement services from 2/01/2006 until 12/31/2017.

The City of Newport is contracted with the Pend Oreille County Sheriff for dispatch services.

Published Press Releases

Missing Person – November 23, 2020

Coffee with the Cops  – March 23 2019

2019 Crime Tips