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Police Department Services

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The Ridgefield Police Department provides the following services to Ridgefield’s residents and visitors:

Concealed Weapon Permits

The cost for a new license is $49.25. You may renew your concealed weapon permit up to 90 days prior to expiration for $32. Late renewal is 90 days after expiration for $42.  If your previous permit has expired more than 90 days, you are required to apply as an original applicant. Call the police department for an appointment, and bring a piece of identification with you. The application can be downloaded here.
A replacement CPL is $10.00.

Prescription Medications

Ridgefield Police Department participates in Med Project to offer a kiosk drop-off site for expired or unwanted medicines. The kiosk is in the Police Department lobby (116 N Main Avenue) during business hours, Monday through Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM.

ACCEPTED: Medications in any dosage form, except for those identified as Not Accepted below, in their original container or sealed bag.
NOT ACCEPTED: Herbal remedies, vitamins, supplements, cosmetics, other personal care products, medical devices, batteries, mercury-containing thermometers, sharps, illicit drugs, and pet pesticide products.

The protect your privacy, patients are reminded to remove all personally identifiable information on medication labels or packaging before disposing of unwanted medicines. 

Do not place medicines in the trash or recycling, and never flush them down the toilet.

Dog License

The City requires licensing for dogs age six months and older. To obtain a license, complete and return the application. $20.00 per dog for a yearly license if spayed/neutered. $30.00 for non spayed/neutered animals. We are now offering a life-time license for $50.00. Please bring proof of rabies with you.

Vacation Check

To request that an officer check your home while you are out of town, complete this form and return to the Police Department. You may return in person to 116 N Main, or via email to


The Police Department offers fingerprinting services for a nominal fee. Contact PD to make an appointment.

Found Property Form

If you wish to claim found property, use this form and follow the instructions.

Requesting Police Department Records

To request records from the Police Department, complete the Request Form.  You may drop the form off at the office or email it to There is a nominal fee for each disclosure. For more information about requesting public records, see City Clerk page.

Street Lights And Parking Issues

To report street light outages, parking problems or code enforcement issues, submit a request through AccessRidgefield.
Read more about Vehicles and Parking.

Contact Information

Police Department
116 N Main St.
PO Box 546
Ridgefield, WA 98642
Phone: (360) 887-3556
Fax: (360) 887-0930

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