Prohibited Items while on Jury Duty

The following items are prohibited in the while on jury duty:
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Items with any type of blade
  • Heavy metal belt buckles
  • Belts with a lot of metal
  • Silverware - please bring plastic
  • Scissors - all sizes
  • Knitting Needles
  • Crochet Hooks
  • P 38 military can openers
  • Acids, corrosives, combustible liquids, radioactive items or fireworks
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Non prescription drugs
  • Devices used for physical restraint
  • Disguises and Masks (Appropriate face coverings as recommended by the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department are permitted.) 
  • Construction tools
  • Signs or banners with sticks or pipes

Acceptable With Limitations:

  • Prescription drugs must be in the prescription bottle with the juror's name on the label
  • Open beverages like coffee or soda - you will be required to take a drink while at security, before you are allowed to enter the Courthouse.
    • Factory sealed beverages are ok.
  • Medically required canes are fine, but they will be scanned at Security

For more information, please review the County's Security Screening Guidelines.