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Message from the Chief


Welcome to the Kalispell Police Department’s     website. 

Nestled in the middle of the Flathead Valley, Kalispell is truly one of the most beautiful places in the world!

It has been my distinct pleasure to serve the citizens and visitors to Kalispell as a police officer since 1994 and as Chief since 2007.  The Kalispell Police Department is comprised of 35 sworn police officers, seven support staff and multiple volunteers.  As a department we take great pride in solving problems and being proactive rather than reactive!  As Chief, I am very proud of the dedicated team of law enforcement professionals we have assembled to accomplish our Value Statement “As members of the community we are committed to excellence for those we serve, each other and ourselves through the shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Loyalty, Professionalism and Honor”.    

Even though we are a relatively small department in staff, we provide a full range of professional police services including: vehicle patrol, bicycle patrol, motorcycle patrol, SRT, crisis negotiators, major crime unit, school resource officers, detectives, drug taskforce members, crime analysis, child forensic interviewers, reserve police officers and multiple ancillary services provided through community partnerships.

Our Mission is "proactive policing through community education and partnerships ensuring the highest level of public safety while upholding the rights and dignity of those we serve" as is expressed through our motto “Striving to Exceed Expectations”.  

In closing, and on behalf of the men and women of the Kalispell Police Department, I thank the community for your continued support; we will strive to maintain that support!

Roger Nasset, Chief of Police


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