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New Court Security Procedures

Gig Harbor, Wash., January 14th, 2014 – New procedures have been implemented to improve court security at the Gig Harbor Municipal Court, located at the Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3510 Grandview Street. Beginning in January, an armed police officer will be screening all individuals entering the courtroom. The detection of prohibited objects will be accomplished by the use of electronic wands, pat-down searches, and bag searches. Purses and briefcases are allowed in the courtroom, but are subject to search. Backpacks are not allowed. Individuals with weapons or other prohibited items will be refused entry and directed to immediately leave the Court building.

The City asks for the public’s patience during this transition process as some delays may be experienced when entering the courtroom. Please allow extra time for security searches.

For additional information please contact Stacy Colberg, Court Administrator (253) 853-7619.