Tumwater City Hall, Tumwater Library, and Old Town Center will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Water, sewer, and street problems can be reported by calling the Public Works Hotline at (360) 754-4150. Police, fire, and emergency medical response services will be available as usual. Emergency? Call 9-1-1

Criminal Citations

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Court Appearance is Mandatory for Criminal Citations

If you receive a criminal citation from a City of Tumwater Police Officer or a summons in the mail, your appearance in court is mandatory. You have been charged with a crime. The hearing date is listed on the citation or summons. Failure to appear will result in a bench warrant being issued for your arrest.

All hearings and criminal court services for Tumwater cases are held at the Thurston County District Court. 

Thurston County District Court
Building 3
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502 

Call Thurston County at (360) 786-5450 for information and court schedule.


Bench Warrants or Failure to Appear (FTA)

If a bench warrant has been issued for your arrest or you have failed to appear for a court date, please contact Thurston County District Court at (360) 786-5450 for instructions.

More Information

Tumwater Violations Bureau
Public Defender
Prosecuting Attorney