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Specialty Units

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WPD New BadgeThe Wenatchee Police Department features the following Specialty Units:

This unit consists of a Sergeant and four detectives assigned as investigators, each with specialized training in their area of expertise. One detective primarily investigates crimes against persons, while another operates as a property crimes detective and the third officer serves as a fraud detective. The fourth officer is used to support the others in their fields of expertise.

Columbia River Drug Task Force
One officer is assigned to a local City-County Narcotics Task Force. This officer works hard to interdict, suppress and deter the sale of illegal drugs and their use in our community.

The Wenatchee Police Department features seven officers who join the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office to complete this well-trained multi-agency tactical team.

Suppressing and deterring gang violence is a priority for our community. As such, the department has officers dedicated to gang suppression, as well as gang specialists assigned to each patrol shift.

Bike Patrol
Many officers in the department are trained bike patrol officers. From spring through fall, the bike patrol can be seen patrolling our City parks and the downtown community.

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