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Thurston County, Washington

The content on the Thurston County website is currently provided in English. We are providing the “Translation” for approximately 10 languages. The goal of the translation is to provide visitors with limited English proficiency to access information on the website in other languages. The translations do not translate all types of documents, and it may not give you an exact translation all the time. The translations are made through an automated process, which may not result in accurate or precise translations, particularly of technical and legal terminology.


The primary responsibility of the Field Operations Bureau of the Sheriff’s Office is to provide 24 hour a day uniformed deputy response. Deputies respond to calls for service in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

Aside from responding to dispatched calls deputies are responsible for patrolling neighborhoods in their assigned districts. They work on projects to improve neighborhoods, conduct traffic enforcement, and follow-up on cases they have written or have been assigned. We encourage our deputies to work with our citizens to understand neighborhood problems and to cooperatively identify possible solutions.

 Field Operations Bureau is responsible for the following.