Airport Police

Airport PoliceThe Paine Field Airport Police provide police services, crime investigation and prevention, traffic enforcement, accident investigation, and the enforcement of state laws and Snohomish County Code on airport property. Additionally, Airport Police assist the NTSB and FAA in the initial investigation and evidence preservation of aircraft incidents and accidents occurring on the airport and other areas of unincorporated Snohomish County. Airport police deputies are on call 24 hours a day for emergency situations occurring at Paine Field Airport. When airport deputies are not available, the Sheriff's Office Transit Police and/or South Precinct patrol units respond to airport incidents.

For non emergency contact of a deputy, you may call 425-407-3999. 

Report suspicious activities and packages:

Airport police take homeland security seriously. You are our eyes and ears and we need your assistance in reporting suspicious activities and suspicious packages. If you see anything suspicious, please call 911 immediately. Following is a list of critical information you can try to obtain to pass on to the 911 emergency dispatcher:
  • Location and description of the suspicious activity or the suspicious package
  • Description of any persons involved in the suspicious activity (if known) including the following: clothing, race, gender, height, weight, hair color, facial hair, etc.
  • Vehicle description and license plate number (if known)
  • Where did the persons or vehicle go? What was their direction of travel
  • Remember: never approach or touch a suspicious package