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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 Support Services Bureau is charged with fulfilling statutorily required functions of the Sheriff’s Office such as front desk operations, warrants, civil functions, CPL/Gun Transfer applications, Records Section, Public Disclosure Requests and all IT related issues.

A part of this bureau is the Investigations Services Division which is responsible for serious criminal investigations such as homicide, robbery, sexual assault, arson and major assaults. This division also conducts polygraph examinations, computer forensics, agency background investigations on prospective new members and oversees all evidence.

Additionally, this bureau is responsible for the agency fleet management, firearms acquisition, assignment and oversight of agency assets, Search and Rescue Unit (SAR), Unmanned Aerial System Team (UAS), and the Dive Rescue Team (DRT).