Chief Mike Zaro (253) 830-5000 • Fax (253) 830-5069 •
Station address: 9401 Lakewood Drive SW, Lakewood, WA 98499; Phone: (253) 830-5000


Lieutenant Chris Lawler

The Public Information Officer (PIO) for the Lakewood Police Department is not a full time position. The PIO assignment is an additional duty to the Criminal Investigations Lieutenant.

The PIO works closely with the Chief of Police to disseminate information to the public and the media on behalf of the Lakewood Police Department. The PIO helps to educate the general public and media about the department’s programs, projects, events, and services.

Press Releases will be posted on this page (below) and to our Police website main page.

Requests for information should be directed to Lt. Lawler via his contact information below:

Lt. Chris Lawler

9401 Lakewood Dr. S.W.

Lakewood, WA 98499

Office (253) 830-5011


Press Releases

7-8-14 Celis Dismissal Press Release

6-24-14 Active Shooter Training on 6-25-14

6-10-14 Narcotics and Weapons Case

5-5-14 Fatality Hit and Run Update

4-24-14 Fatality Hit and Run Sketch Update

4-20-14 Fatality Hit and Run

11-25-13 Homicide Suspect Arrest

11-13-13 DV Homicide

11-6-13 Food Drive

10-7-13 Stabbing

10-5-13 Stabbing