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Police, fire, and emergency medical response services are available as usual. Emergency? Call 9-1-1.

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Tumwater Violations Division

(360) 754-4190

Violation Bureau

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Infractions (traffic, parking and non-criminal violations)

An infraction is a non-criminal offense for which you cannot go to jail. All non-criminal parking tickets, traffic and non-traffic infractions issued by the Tumwater Police Department, or any agent of the City of Tumwater, are handled by the Tumwater Violations Bureau located at Tumwater City Hall. See Infractions/Tickets for more information.

Violations Bureau
Tumwater City Hall
555 Israel Road SW
Tumwater, WA  98501

Phone: (360) 754-4190

Criminal Citations

Thurston County District Court hears all misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor criminal cases including criminal traffic citations within the city limits. The court also has jurisdiction over actions brought to enforce or recover license penalties or forfeitures declared by City ordinances or state statutes. All hearings for the City of Tumwater are handled through Thurston County District Court. See Criminal Citations for more information.

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