Rural Living in the Heart of the Yakima Valley

Mabton Police Department

City of Mabton Police BadgeMission Statement

The mission of the Mabton Police Department is to coordinate and form partnerships within the community to preserve the public trust, protect persons and property, to protect the rights of all persons, prevent crime and provide assistance to all residents.

Philosophy Statement

We the members of the Mabton Police Department:

Believe that the protection of life and property is our highest priority.

Will respect and protect the rights and the dignity of all persons and conduct all citizen contacts with courtesy and compassion.

Will strive for excellence in the delivery of police services and will utilize training, technology and innovation to achieve this goal.

Recognize the department’s interdependent relationship with the community it serves and will remain sensitive to the community’s priorities and needs. We believe that Mabton has a unique community spirit and that we are an important part of our community’s success.

Believe that crime prevention, problem solving and intervention are normally preferred to strict enforcement but, when enforcement is called for, the enforcement is done impartially throughout the community.

Recognize the individual worth of each of it’s members. We will strive to support, develop and encourage every member to their full potential.

Crime Prevention Tips from the Mabton Police Department



David Marks, Lieutenant



Tyson Cox, Officer

Tyson Cox, Officer

Officer Tyson Cox started his law enforcement career as a police officer in 2014 for Sauk Suiattle Tribal Police.  Tyson is a very approachable officer and communicates well with the community. 

Tyson has been hired as a full time officer and will be working hard at building positive communications with our community.  We are glad to have Tyson as a part of our public safety team.

Josh Roberson

Josh Roberson

Josh Roberson is the part time administrative assistant for the police department.  Josh was hired in April of 2016 and splits his time with the police and city clerk’s office.  Josh is a graduate of Heritage University with a degree in accounting.  Josh was born and raised in Mabton and is a great addition to our public safety team.