Police Department

Police Department

The Langley Police Department is located on the south end of beautiful Whidbey Island in Langley, Washington. On behalf of the men and women of the Langley Police Department, we would like to welcome you to the department's web site. This page is intended to provide information and knowledge helpful to the community we serve. The Langley Police Department, working in partnership with the community, will make every effort to recognize the needs of our community and law enforcement's role in addressing those needs.

The Langley Police Department is a diverse organization of dedicated full-time employees, part-time reserves, and volunteers who are committed to providing quality police services. By working with our community and maintaining high professional standards we will strive to keep Langley safe and secure.

During your visit, it is our hope that you are able to get a sense of the excellent professionalism and dedication exhibited by our department members on a daily basis. We are committed to providing a safe and friendly environment for everyone who lives, visits, or conducts business in our community. We are proud to serve the Langley community and invite you to share your comments and suggestions about how we may better serve you. Respectfully, Chief Don Lauer.

Police message line: (360) 221-4433 (Please call 911 if you need immediate assistance.)


Don Lauer   Chief Donald Lauer comes to us from the Granite Falls Police Department where he served as an        Officer, School Resource Officer, Detective and eventually the Interim Police Chief. Chief Lauer served in the U.S. Air Force. Chief Lauer has over a decade of law enforcement experience.

Police Chief Don Lauer

Officer Charlie Liggitt Officer Liggitt has been with the Langley Police Department for nine years. Officer Liggitt served in both   the U.S. Marine Corps and the Army Reserves. Officer Liggitt has been awarded the Life Saving Medal   for using a defibrillator to save the life of a heart attack patient. 

Officer Charles Liggitt

Officer Hathaway joined us after working as a police officer with the Bellevue Police Department for 2 years. Officer Hathaway has a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Officer Hathaway currently also serves as a lieutenant in the Washington State Army National Guard. 

Reserve Officer Laura Price was a longtime Langley Police Officer who is now assigned as the Chief of Detectives with the Island County Sheriff's Office.