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Alternatives to Jail


You are eligible to complete community service in lieu of jail time if it is indicated as such on your “order of commitment” document.

Please fill out and sign the community service application below. Applications may be turned in at the front desk of the Lynnwood Police Department.

Community Service Application

To sign up for community service, contact the program coordinator at the phone number below.

The community service fee of $30.00 must be paid in full before beginning community service.

Community service must be served within the City of Lynnwood’s community service venues unless authorized by the judge or program coordinator. 

You may be eligible to serve your community service at a venue outside of the City of Lynnwood under special circumstances. This will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Community service is available seven days a week and should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.

Each sentence day is equal to eight hours of work.

Contact Information

Officer Keller:

phone: 425-670-5640
e-mail: mkeller@lynnwoodwa.gov



You must complete an EHD Application to be considered for this jail alternative program.  Application packets can be obtained from the Lynnwood Municipal Court Clerk's Office or the Lynnwood Police Department.  Please contact the Detention Programs Officer at 425-670-5640 with your question.