Tumwater City Hall and all City facilities will be closed to the public until further notice. Visit our COVID-19 webpage for more information.

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Tumwater Police Services

Prescription Drop Box

In partnership with the Thurston County Health Department, a prescription drop box can be found inside the main entrance to the Police Department. Learn more at Prescription Drop Box

Concealed Weapons Permit

Tumwater police process concealed weapons permits for Tumwater Residents only. Find information on fees, minimum requirements and a list of what you need to bring to register. Learn more at Concealed Weapons Permits.


The Tumwater Police Department ONLY provides fingerprinting services for Tumwater residents to  process a Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP). The department does not offer Fingerprinting Services for any other purpose to the general public.

Safety Education 

Request an officer to visit your community group or classroom. The Tumwater Police Department offers education and outreach on a variety of topics. Visit Safety Education for more information.

Sex Offender Registry

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs provides a listing of registered sex offenders living in Washington State. Visit Sex Offender Registry for resources.

Police Ride-Alongs 

The Tumwater Police Department offers citizens the opportunity to learn about public safety services from the passenger seat. Learn more about the Police Ride-Along program.

Traffic Enforcement

Learn about the City's Traffic Enforcementt tools and the interdisciplinary Traffic Team

Special Event Permit

Special Event Permit is required for any event that may impact Tumwater roadways. 

Services for the Spanish-Speaking Community of Puget Sound

CIELO provides educational, mental health and counseling services, information/referrals, and social/cultural activities for the Spanish-speaking community of South Puget sound.