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Memo on Olympia Police Structure

By Dan Leahy The Olympia Police Department is organized under the Olympia Municipal Code (OMC) Chapter 2.36. Jay Burney, as Olympia City Manager, “shall appoint the chief of police and all city police officers, in accord with civil service rules.” In addition, Jay Burney, as Olympia City Manager, “may remove any member of the police …

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