The Lynden Police Department Records unit is located at 203 19th Street, Lynden, WA 98264. They may be reached by phone at 360-354-2828 or email us. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. excluding holidays.

Public Records Requests:

Records are made available to the public in accordance with the Washington State Public Records Act (RCW 42.56). Requests for records can be submitted via:

To assist us in locating your documents please download the Request for Records Form HERE, and provide as much information as possible.

  • Case number and type of call (i.e. Theft)
    • If case number is unknown include:
      • Date and time incident occurred
      • Address where incident occurred
      • Type of call (i.e. Assault, Burglary)
      • Names of parties involved
  • Contact information (name, mailing address, email and/or phone number)

Motor Vehicle Collision Reports:

Please allow several days from the date of the accident before requesting a traffic collision report to allow the report to be reviewed and approved for release. You may call 360-354-2828 or email and provide your name, location and date of the accident.

Fees:

Requestors may visually inspect records in person at the Police Department, by appointment, at no cost. Paper copies are $0.15 per page, plus postage/mailing, cash, check, or money order only. Lynden Police Department waives fees for production of records if the total is less than $1.00.