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.
Police Dispatch (360)875-9397
Police - Questions only (360)267-8164
Robin Souvenir, Chief of Police
Matt Padgett, Patrol Sergeant
Chris Boggs, Officer
Kristofer Aho, Officer
Sarah Boggs, Officer
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.
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.
Lee Shipman, Director
Yílən ʔ ən means “help someone or give help” in our native language and is pronounced “yee-lah uhn.”