Victim Resources

The Lakewood Police Department is committed to helping victims and witnesses of crimes within the City of Lakewood.

The State of Washington outlines certain rights for victims and witnesses. For more information, please follow the links below.

Here are some additional resources that are available to the citizens of Lakewood who have been victimized or have been witnesses of crime.


City of Lakewood

Non Emergency Police Information
(253) 830-5000
Lakewood Police Major Crimes Unit (Homicide, Assault, Missing Persons)
(253) 830-5011
Lakewood Police Robbery/Property Proac (Robbery, Burglary, Theft)
(253) 830-5055
Lakewood Police Special Assault Unit (Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes, Child/Elder Abuse)
(253) 830-5090
Lakewood Municipal Court
(253) 512-2258
Lakewood City Attorney’s Office
(253) 589-2489

Pierce County

24-Hour Crisis Line
(253) 759-6700
Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
(253) 798-7400
Pierce County Victim Advocate
(253) 798-7400
Pierce County Clerk’s Office
(253) 798-7455
Victim/Witness Assistance
(253) 798-6875
V.I.N.E. (to get inmate custody & release status, and to register for release notification)
(800) 530-7095
To block harassing calls from Pierce County Jail
(253) 627-8128
United Way of Pierce County (Housing Resource Guide)

Domestic Violence Resources

Pierce County DV Helpline
(253) 798-4166
Statewide DV Helpline (24-hour)
(800) 562-6025
YWCA (24-hour)
(253) 383-2593
Ft. Lewis Safeline (24-hour)
(253) 966-7233
Dept. of Defense DV Hotline
(800) 799-7233

Shelters/Transitional Housing

YWCA Women’s Shelter (24-hour)
(253) 383-2593
Family Renewal Shelter
(253) 475-9010
Family Shelter (24-hour) (Tacoma Rescue Mission)
(253) 272-1974
Salvation Army (24-hour)
(253) 627-3962

Additional Resources

El Centro Latino (Spanish speaking assistance)
(253) 572-7717
Violent Crime Victims Services (For families of homicide victims)
(253) 383-5254