Police Department

NPR recently did an interview with Chief Ronnie Roberts about rebuilding trust with the community after an officer-involved shooting. Read/listen to it here.

Our Mission 

The mission of the Olympia Police Department is to consistently earn the trust of the residents and visitors in our community. We accomplish our mission through a team approach to proactive policing, corrections, community education and support services. We are recognized as being compassionate, respectful, highly-trained, innovative and as people who are dedicated to making a positive difference in the City of Olympia.


TCOMM 9-1-1 dispatcherContact Us


24 Hours a day / 7 days a week / 365 days a year

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergency: 360.704.2740

Business Phone: 360.753.8300
Email: olympiapolice@ci.olympia.wa.us
Mailing Address

Olympia Police Department
P.O. Box 1967
Olympia, WA 98507-1967

Main Police Station: 601 4th Ave E
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm

City Jail: 900 Plum St SE


Crime sceneNews & Notifications

Get the latest information from the Olympia Police Department including official news releases, incident updates, and our Stories from the Street. Note that recent arrests and crime information is now part of our P2C Online Services (see below).

• View News & Notifications


Citizen using P2CPolice 2 Citizen (P2C) Services

Local police departments worked together to create a centralized website for easy public access to online police records and services. You can now request accident reports, register your bike, search crime activity, view jail inmate listings, and report crimes online, 24 hours a day.

• Access P2C Services


Olympia City JailOlympia City Jail

This page includes visiting hours/instructions, correspondence information, and more for inmates at the Olympia City Jail. Note that Jail Inmate lookup is now part of our P2C Online Services (see above). For information about the Thurston County Jail please visit their site.

• Go to our Olympia City Jail page


Neighborhood Block Watch SignBlock Watch

The goal of Block Watch is to reduce crime by educating the community and improving communication among neighbors. Neighborhoods who work together to solve crime problems, or prevent them from happening in the first place, are less likely to suffer continued victimization.

• Start a Block Watch


Police Volunteers

Volunteers are the "community" part of community policing. We offer a variety of volunteer programs to match your interests including those who want to explore a career in law enforcement and those who simply want to assist with special events or community patrols.

• Become a Police Volunteer