Shoalwater Services

Public Safety



The Shoalwater Bay Police Department values integrity, dedication and loyalty. Through professionalism and discipline we strive to meet the highest standards of law enforcement service and community policing. With patience and understanding we aim to protect and serve the Shoalwater Bay Indian Nation and further the combined goals of the Department and the community on a day to day basis.


  • Protect and Serve the Community

Contact Us

Police Dispatch (360)875-9397
Police - Questions only (360)267-8164

Robin Souvenir, Chief of Police
(360) 267-8195

Matt Padgett, Patrol Sergeant
(360) 267-8200

Chris Boggs, Officer
(360) 267-8193

Kristofer Aho, Officer
(360) 267-8197

Sarah Boggs, Officer
(360) 267-8210

Emergency Management


The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe is dedicated and committed to saving lives and to preserving the safety, health and welfare of all people who live on, work on and visit our reservation and to the preservation of our lands, environment and our culture.

Purpose Statement

In order to save lives, protect property, natural and cultural resources and the environment during an emergency or disaster and to recover from emergencies and disasters the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe has the responsibility to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.

The purpose of this plan is to formally establish the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe’s emergency organization for preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation. This plan will be used to guide current and future efforts to effectively and efficiently mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from all hazards that could have a direct and serious and substantial effect on our political and cultural integrity, economic security, health and welfare of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe, it’s members and all person present on the Reservation.


Contact Us

Lee Shipman, Director
(360) 267-8120


Yílən ʔ ən

Yílən ʔ ən means “help someone or give help” in our native language and is pronounced “yee-lah uhn.”