Crime Prevention

Crime preventionThe City of Yelm Police Department believes that the best way to fight crime and prevent it from occurring is to involve our citizens and business community. Officers of the department work diligently to establish communication and promote positive interaction with all members of the community.

The department has also created a volunteer program consisting of members of the community giving their time to assist the department in a variety of ways. The department offers the following services to home and business owners in the community. For information on any of the below listed services please call the Yelm Police Department at 360-458-5701.
  • Senior Safety Program
  • Block Watch
  • Apartment Watch Program
  • Theft Prevention
  • Customer Service Checks
  • Youth I.D. Kits
  • Bicycle Registration
  • Business Watch 
  • Crime Victims Advocacy
  • Harassment education in local schools
  • Vacation House Checks
  • Volunteer Academy/Program
  • Domestic Violence Assistance/Services
  • Garage Sale Permitting
  • Fingerprint Service
  • Prescription Drop Box
  • Vulnerable Citizens Check
  • Emergency Management Services