For questions about the False Alarm Reduction program or billings, please contact the City of Spokane Valley Police Department at: (509) 477-3304.
As the use of commercial and residential security alarm systems has increased, so has the incidence of false alarms. False alarms cost the community more than the time and resources spent on response; they divert attention and resources away from genuine law enforcement needs.
To help reduce the incidence of false alarms and recover the cost of responding to them, Spokane Valley's locally-administered False Alarm Reduction program lets alarm users choose whether they want police response to alarm activations.
IF YOU DO want the Spokane Valley Police Department to respond when your alarm is activated, no registration or additional action is required.
IF YOU DO NOT want the Spokane Valley Police Department to respond to an alarm activation:
IMPORTANT NOTE: Spokane Valley Police will be dispatched in response to eyewitness reports or audio/visual evidence of intrusion. The cost recovery fee does not apply to these types of responses.
If police respond to an alarm system activation and the alarm is deemed to be false, a False Alarm Response Cost Recovery Fee will be charged.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Spokane Valley's False Alarm Reduction Program does not apply to:
*False Alarm Response Cost Recovery Fees are being reviewed, consistent with our goal of minimizing the cost of providing services to Spokane Valley citizens whenever possible.