Message From the Chief

On behalf of all police department staff, I would like to welcome you to our section of the City Website. Since joining the Police Department in 2001 I have witnessed the incredible level of support the Department receives from the community. This support, coupled with the dedicated and professional officers employed by the city, have enabled this Department to meet the increasing complexities presented in our society. I am honored to lead such a talented and knowledgeable team, and together we will continue to assist and protect the members of our community. Below are the Mission Statements and Goals we use to guide our day to day operations.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Clyde Hill Police Department is to coordinate and lead the efforts in our community to preserve the public peace and protect the rights of persons. We pledge to provide assistance to citizens in urgent situations and to be diligent in our efforts to detect and prevent crime. The Department is responsible for the enforcement of the laws of the United States of America, the State of Washington, City of Clyde Hill and the Town of Yarrow Point.

Our Goals

Members of the police department are dedicated to accomplishing our mission by:

  • Maintaining public peace and order through fair, professional, and impartial enforcement of the law;
  • Fostering an environment of cooperation and trust within our organization and the community;
  • Conducting public business effectively, efficiently; and with courtesy;
  • Challenging the future with a spirit of optimism, enthusiasm, and innovation.



Kyle L. Kolling
Chief of Police