The Olympia Community Court celebrated their one year anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating their official launch on January 4th, 2017. Judge Ahlf, along with core team members Diane Whaley, Maryam Olson, Rocio Ferguson, Diana Duch, Monica Schneider, and Chandra Brady, had the honor of cutting the ribbon.
What is Community Court?
Community Court in a non-traditional approach that works to provide practical, targeted solutions rather than traditional punishment.
Working together with community partners specializing in housing services, education, employment, chemical dependency, health care, licensing, mental health services, and veterans services we offer the individual a hand-up, with the goal of restoring the person and community.
Potentially Eligible Offenses
If eligible, the following offenses may be referred by the Prosecutor/Public Defender to Community Court:
- Disorderly Conduct (except assaultive behavior)
- DWLS3 (Driving with License Suspended)
- Failure to Respond to Notice of Infraction
- Marijuana Possession
- MIP (Minor in Possession)
- Pedestrian Interference
- Theft 3
- Trespass (except trespass on residential property)
- Urinating in Public
- Use of Drug Paraphernalia
When is Community Court?
- Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
- Olympia Municipal Court, Courtroom 2, 900 Plum St SE
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