The Sheriff's Department provides several enhanced service contracts with several city police and other agencies in Pierce County, such as:
These services are for Air Operations, SWAT, Marine Services, Dive Team, Investigations and Forensics. The cities may choose to contract on a per incident or per capita basis and may choose to contract for one, a portion or all of these services. The cities currently contracting for these services are: Fife, Fircrest, Sumner, Buckley, South Prairie, Ruston and Gig Harbor.
School Resource Officer Program
Bethel, Franklin Pierce, Peninsula and Puyallup School Districts contract for the services of school resource officers to work in these districts addressing issues of school safety and outreach to young people by the Sheriff's Department. There are currently eight school resource officers assigned to these various school districts.
Pierce County Alliance
Through a grant to address drug abuse, Pierce County Alliance has contracted for the service of a deputy to assist in monitoring program participants and administering sanctions including re-arrests and jail bookings.
Tacoma Public Utilities contracts for the services of marine patrol during the summer months at Alder Lake Park.
Please feel free to contact the Contract Unit at (253) 798-3430 with your questions.