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Interested in a career in law enforcement?  Public Safety Testing will be conducting entry level testing on January 11, 2014 in Federal Way, January 12, 2014 in Mount Vernon, and January 25, 2014 in Pullman.  For full details, contact Public Safety Testing.


Fee Increases - on May 20, 2013, Ferndale City Council approved an increase in some of the fees we charge.  Effective May 27, 2013, our fingerprinting fees will be $12 per card for city residents and Ferndale School District employees/volunteers, and $15 per card for non-residents.  The fee for a clearance letter will be $20.  None of our other fees will be changing.


We are pleased to announce that the City of Ferndale and Ferndale Haggen Pharmacy have teamed up to offer a Pharmaceutical Take-Back Program.  Narcotic pain killers and prescribed controlled substances can now be dropped off at the Ferndale Police Department, and other prescription drugs are being accepted at Haggen Pharmacy. Please visit the city's website for more details on the program.


Thanks to the Salvation Army Emergency Assistance Program, the Ferndale Police Department is able to provide short term financial help to Ferndale residents and travelers who have experienced an emergency and are in need of financial aid. Types of assistance include food, gas, home heating fuels, bus fare, and in extreme emergencies, shelter for families with children. Please call or stop in for further information.