This project oriented, proactive street team is charged with targeting and suppressing selective street level crime problems within the city through the use of specialized enforcement methods. The team utilizes non-traditional enforcement techniques such as plain clothes, undercover buy / bust operations, john stings, prostitution stings and stakeouts. Surveillance techniques used by the team include the use of electronic surveillance equipment, service of arrest and search warrants, abatement and code compliance mandates and other non-traditional enforcement tools.
The Anti-Crime Team communicates and works closely with the community, with the Patrol Division and with the various units in the Investigations Division as well as outside agencies.
The Honor Guard is the formal unit of the Police Department charged with performance of any ceremonial rite or observance. The Honor Guard personifies professional decorum, respect and strives toward perfection in presentation and display of the Colors of the State of Washington and the United States of America.
The Honor Guard performs displays at public functions:
The Bomb Unit is trained to identify suspicious devices, determine if these devices are an explosive danger, and render suspicious devices safe. Additional duties include assisting investigations involving explosives, providing explosive device recognition classes, and giving assistance to other law enforcement agencies.
Inter-Agency Bomb Disposal Team
The unit is a participant in a Washington State Inter-Agency Bomb Disposal Team which is made up of Everett Police, Snohomish County Sheriff Department, and the Washington State Patrol. The Inter-Agency Bomb Team responds to a 9-county area in the northwest part of the State of Washington.
K-9 Unit provides the best possible canine support to Patrol Officers
and the community we serve. Specifically, the unit is tasked with being
successful in locating and apprehending people involved in criminal
activity, aid in the location of evidence at crime scenes and provide
physical and psychological protection to line officers when necessary
and practical. There are currently 4 active K-9 teams.
Operating out of the South Precinct, 2 full-time motorcycle officers enforce traffic laws and provide community education throughout the City of Everett. While enforcement is their primary task, the Motors Officers also actively engage in our numerous community events. These officers are the enforcement arm of the Collision Investigation Unit.
The Special Operations Group (SOG) provides a professional response to civil unrest while providing protection of life and property for the citizens of Everett through continued training for excellence, using the latest strategies available for crowd control or disturbances. SOG operates on a "take charge" philosophy and employs many riot control tactics and is equipped with the latest personal protection for its members. The unit is comprised of 36 members, 1 unit commander and 2 incident commanders.
This highly-trained unit can quickly mobilize and has specialized training in a variety of skills:
High risk arrest or search warrant service
Unusual occurrences requiring extra police response
The Tactical Unit, also known as SWAT, is composed of a force large enough to accomplish the mission, yet small enough to achieve effective infiltration. The Tactical Unit is provided with weapons designed to deliver disciplined, balanced firepower to neutralize opposing fire or for defense if under attack. Successful resolution of any situation is achieved through negotiation or with the minimum amount of force necessary to preserve life and property.
This unit provides the Everett and Mukilteo School Districts with School Resource Officers (SRO) on designated campuses to promote safety and to be a positive resource to the school and surrounding community. Currently, the unit consists of 6 SROs who are assigned to 2 high schools and 4 middle schools with responsibilities to elementary schools near their primary assignments.
Activities Involved In
During the summer months the Youth Services Unit participates in:
Badges for Baseball and Softball (in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club and Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation)