Support Services

The Support Services Division is responsible for the Records Section and Communications Section.

Records Section

The Records Section provides a variety of support services tasks providing timely, reliable and accurate information in response to inquiries from the public, and processing a wide variety of records, logs, court documents, and other paperwork. The Records Unit also maintains Police Department case reports and criminal history record information and related records as well as providing fingerprinting services. Contact the Records Section at 425-487-5120.


The Bothell Police Department provides fingerprinting services on-site (18410 101st Avenue NE) and will fingerprint anyone who needs to be fingerprinted for employment, teacher certifications, various licenses and more with the exception of juveniles and Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) applicants.

Fingerprinting hours are Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 9-11 a.m.


Type Initial Card Fee
Additional Card Fee
Residents $15 $5
Non-Residents $20 $10
Citizens must provide their own fingerprint cards.

Communications Section

The Communications Section is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week with 911 call takers, dispatchers and supervisors. The Communications Center dispatches for 2 police departments (Bothell and Lake Forest Park), and receives over 17,000 911 calls and over 40,000 incoming business calls annually.