Safety Tips

Bonney Lake Police Department has noticed a sharp increase in the number of car prowls throughout the city. All residents within the city and surrounding areas should be aware of this recent increase in car prowls and follow these few simple steps to keep your vehicles secure.

  • Please lock your vehicles at all times
  • Remove all items of value from your vehicles including purses, wallets, GPS units, cell phones or any other item that you would not want stolen
  • Turn on porch and garage lights during the hours of darkness or use a motion light
  • Do no rely on car alarms to protect your valuables

Should you become the victim of a car prowl, please report the theft to the Pierce County Sheriff  as soon as possible.

If you witness an in process crime call 911 otherwise call the 24 hour non emergency dispatch number 253-798-4721

You can also file a report through their website at