Police and Courts

Bikers Against Child Abuse

Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.) exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. It exists as a body of bikers to empower children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live. The bikers stand ready to lend support to their wounded friends by involving them with an established, united organization. They work in conjunction with local and state officials who are already in place to protect children.


Offender Services Division - Cowlitz County Corrections Department

The Offender Services Division offers a wide variety of alternative sentencing options to Judges and offenders which include: Electronic Home Monitoring; Day Reporting; Community Service;  Pretrial Release Supervision; Inmate Counseling Services; Inmate Educational Programs; Work Release; In Custody Work Crew; Out-of-Custody Work Crew

Fees vary per program. Please call for specific information. Offenders must bring a court ordered referral slip to the Offender Services office. All offenders will be required to pass a UA before they are eligible for the program.


Missing & Unidentified Persons Unit (MUPU) - Washington State Patrol

The Missing & Unidentified Persons Unit (MUPU) assists law enforcement agencies and parents in locating missing persons. The following services and resources are provided by the Washington State Patrol MUPU:  A toll-free, 24-hour number to report missing persons; Coordinating investigative resources; Database research and case analysis; DNA collection kits; Identification information; Public education; Child safety training.  24 Hour Hotline: 1-800-543-5678


Victim/Witness Division - Cowlitz County Prosecuting Attorney

Assists victims of and witnesses to crimes that occur within the county. The victim-witness staff will assist them through the criminal justice system, helping them file for Crime Victim's Program compensation (if applicable) and attempting to alleviate their many concerns and anxieties. Referrals to community resources and victim advocacy are also available. No fees.


SAFE Program Emergency Support Shelter

Free and Confidential Services Provided:

 Protection order assistance for victims of domestic violence

 Assistance with Sexual Assault Protection orders

 Assistance with Anti-Harassment orders

 Assistance gathering information for dissolutions and parenting plans

 Court accompaniment

Call for appointment. Must be a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or other crime to qualify for services.