Olympia ad hoc group on police relations begins its work

The city-appointed group has been enlisted to help gather community input on two fronts: “Methods for engaging under-represented and minority groups on policing practices in order to bridge understanding between Olympia’s law enforcement officers and the public,” and to gather community input on the implementation of police-worn body cameras.


Olympia Police chief sets out plan for next 5 years

The Olympia Police Department’s strategic plan has been in the works since May 2014 and outlines goals for community engagement, tailoring resources to fit the community’s needs, career development for employees, consistency in performance and accountability, effective use of technology, and effective communication in the department.


Suspect cuts through roof of Lacey KFC

The Lacey Police Department and Thurston County Crime Stoppers are looking for information about a Tuesday morning burglary, in which a suspect cut through the roof of a KFC restaurant and stole money from a safe.

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