The role of the Civil Service Commission is to perform the duties established by State law as set forth in Chapter 41.12 of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) in connection with the selection, appointment, promotion, demotion and employment of police officers commissioned pursuant to RCW 43.101.200, unless exempt pursuant to RCW 41.60.070. The Commission shall also make and adopt rules and regulations as are necessary to effectuate RCW 41.12 and Chapter 2.10 (Ordinance 328) of the Lakewood Municipal Code
Members shall be citizens of the United States, residents of the City of Lakewood for at least three (3) years immediately preceding the date of appointment and an elector of Pierce County.
The Commission shall meet at least once a month.
Members are appointed by the City Manager.
Terms of office
Six year terms.