The Civil Service Commission follows State law to select, hire, demote, and promote police officers.
The Civil Service Commission performs tasks established by state law as defined in Chapter 41.12 of the Revised Code of Washington. These tasks include the selection, appointment, promotion, demotion, and employment of police officers.
The Commission also makes rules and regulations as necessary to follow through with RCW 41.12 and Chapter 2.10 of the Lakewood Municipal Code.
- Eileen Bisson
- Dennis Roden
- Gayle Selden
Committee members must attend regular meetings. If members miss three or more meetings, they may be dismissed by City Council.
Members must be:
- Citizens of the United States
- Residents of the City of Lakewood for at least three years immediately before joining the commission
- Registered voters in Pierce County
Members are appointed by the City Manager
Schedule, Agendas, and Minutes
The Civil Service Commission meets at least once a month.
State and Local Laws
Chapter 41.12 of the Revised Code of Washington