Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

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​In the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, we work hard every day seeking justice for crime victims, enforcing rights of children entitled to child support, and serving as the legal representative for Thurston County Government. With a team of 32 lawyers and 37 support staff, in 2016 we filed 1606 felony cases (325 were felony domestic violence cases and 145 felony sexual assault and/or child abuse cases), 2017 misdemeanor cases (445 were misdemeanor domestic violence cases), 502 juvenile cases, 167 defendants received services in the drug court program, 16 defendants in DUI court, 48 defendants enrolled in mental health court and 22 defendants in veteran court. Our office also processes over 1800 child support cases each year while also serving as a law firm for all Thurston County Government offices.

In addition to performing these essential duties, we are committed to being proactive in our mission by teaming with other government and community organizations in innovative ways to prevent crime, increase public safety, and improve support for victims. We recognize that today's investments in education, mentoring, and other support services for children and families will yield significant returns in the form of less crime, reduced costs for criminal justice and social services, and an overall improvement in the quality of life for all Thurston County residents.

I'm honored to serve as Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney and proud to lead an incredibly talented team of professionals, all of whom are dedicated to excellence in public service. I hope this website provides you an opportunity to learn more about the function of this office and the services we provide.


Jon Tunheim
Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney