The Othello Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that prevents crime, protects residents lives and their properties, suppresses criminal activities and apprehends law offenders. The department employs a staff of more than 14 sworn officers, dispatchers and reserve police officers, as well as an animal control officer. The Othello Police Department offers various programs and information to aid citizens in crime prevention. The department operates an investigation unit. The department maintains a communication center that offers fire-related, police protection and medical services. It provides fingerprinting services for children and adults. The department maintains a location in Othello, Wash.