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Centralia does not have a jail. Offenders are housed at Lewis County Jail in Chehalis call 360-748-9241.
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For non-emergency situations, call 360-740-1105 (Central Dispatch). They are available 24 hours every day. They can send a message to an on-duty officer to contact you.
During the weekday, business hours, you may call the Centralia Police Department at 360-330-7680.
Criminal history checks go through the Washington State Patrol WATCH program.
Contact the Washington State Patrol
Lewis County publishes a list of Level 3 sex offenders.
Graffiti, as defined by Municipal Code 10.45.030, is unlawful. Please refer to the Municipal Code for a list of fines.
Graffiti is not art, it's a form of vandalism and it's against the law. Please report any form of taggings to the Police Department.
Persistent barking dogs, particularly between the hours of 10 pm and 8 am, or at any time and place as to unreasonably disturb or interfere with the peace and comfort of owners or possessors of real property, is against the law. Contact Lewis County Dispatch at phone: 360-740-1105 to report the nuisance and an on-duty officer will contact you.
To learn more about this city code visit Centralia's Municipal Code - Noises 10.29.010.
Trapping is unlawful. It is declared to be unlawful to trap fur-bearing animals, as classified by the Washington State Department of Wildlife and/or the Washington State Wildlife Commission, within the city. As used in this section, trap means a method of hunting using devices to capture wild animals.
For more information, visit the city's Title 10, Criminal Codes.