A Safe Place to Live, Work and Play

Maintaining Newcastle's safe and peaceful environment and protecting your life and property is a top priority for the city's public safety personnel. Learn more about police, fire and emergency response. You can also find out more about crime in the city and how to participate in keeping Newcastle a safe community.

Police Department
The work of the Newcastle Police Department is accomplished through a partnership with the King County Sheriff's Office, other local and regional public agencies and the people living in Newcastle. Police fight crime in Newcastle, and work to prevent it through communications and problem-solving. Find out more about the city's professional and experienced police and how to locate assistance.

Fire and Emergency Medical Services
Newcastle and other eastside cities contract with Bellevue Fire for fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical service or EMS. The department assists the public in the protection of life and property by minimizing the impact of fire, medical emergencies and potential disasters or uncontrolled events. The department is internationally accredited and has been operating for over 50 years. Visit this page for more information.

Disaster Preparedness
Educated and prepared citizens create a resilient city that is ready for emergency situations. The city works to provide you with the tools, training and information to give you peace of mind. Begin or enhance your preparedness on this web page.

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