Serving the Community of Yelm


IMG_1650Police Chief Todd Stancil - 1995 
Serving the Citizens of Yelm since 1995. Appointed to the position of Police Chief in 2002. Serves as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Yelm and has been a member of the Yelm Lion's Club since 2003. Chief Stancil is currently the longest serving Chief/Sheriff in Thurston County.  Chief Stancil grew up in South Thurston County and graduated from Rainier High School in 1989.  He enjoys spending time with his large family and friends.



Rob CarlsonAssistant Chief Rob Carlson - 2005
Serving the citizens of Yelm since 2005. Served as a Reserve Officer for Yelm in 1993 before being hired by Seattle Police Department. Sgt. Carlson then moved to Arizona and worked for the Lake Havasu Police Department for 10 years before returning to Yelm in 2005. Sgt. Carlson was promoted to the position of Sergeant in 2007 and also serves as the supervisor for the Reserve Police Officer and Field Training Program.   Sgt. Carlson served in the Armed Forces and grew up in the Olympia area.  He enjoys staying in top physical condition and spending time with his family. 


fieldPatrol Officer Stacy Field - 1995
Serving the citizens of Yelm since 1995. Stacy has served the department in multiple capacities during her years of service to include Crime Prevention, School Resource Officer, Child Abuse Investigator and Field Training Officer.  Officer Field grew up in the Olympia area and loves spending her time training/showing her horses and spending time with family and friends. 







Patrol Officer Matt Rompa - 1996Rompa
Serving the Citizens of Yelm since 1996. Served as the department’s first Detective from 2003-2009. Trained as an Evidence Technician, Defensive
Tactics Instructor and Field Training Officer.  Officer Rompa grew up in Anchorage, Alaska and enjoys the outdoors, working on his house and spending time with family. 





IMG_1654Patrol Officer Jared Geray - 1999
Serving the Citizens of Yelm since 1999. Officer Geray worked for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Department, City of Roy and the City of Rainier before joining our department. Officer Geray is a firearms instructor, field training officer and has served in the position of Detective from 2009 to 2015. Jared served in the Armed Forces and grew up in Mahnoman, Minnesota and is an avid sportsman.





Don Moody - CopyCommunity Resource Officer Don Moody - 2004
Serving the citizens of Yelm from 2004 to 2016 and rejoined our family in the beginning of 2018. Don is a member of the Thurston County Hostage Negotiations Team.  Prior to law enforcement Officer Moody was an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for Thurston County. Officer Moody was selected as Officer of the Year in 2011. Officer Moody grew up in Fort Worth, Texas and served in the Armed Forces.  He enjoys camping and riding his Harley Davidson with his wonderful wife. 




Chris DavisPatrol Officer Chris Davis - 2012
Serving the citizens of Yelm since 2012. Before Chris began serving the citizens of Yelm, he served a tour in Iraq as a member of the U.S Army and served on the Tenino Police Department for two years before joining the Yelm Police Department in 2012. Chris has received advanced training in the area of narcotic interdiction, serves as a Field Training Officer for the department and was selected Officer of the Year in 2017. Chris grew up in Pomona, California and in his spare time enjoys working out and spending time with his family.





atkinsSergeant Tillman Atkins - 2016
Serving the citizens of Yelm since 2016. Tillman came to the City of Yelm via the City of Roy and Algona where he served as a Patrol Officer for a combined 8 years. Tillman served in the U.S. Army from 2004-07 and received his Criminal Justice Training in California in 2002. Tillman enjoys camping and spending time with his family. 




Anthony SparkuhlDetective Anthony Sparkuhl - 2017
Serving the citizens of Yelm since 2017. Anthony came to the city of Yelm via the Nisqually Police Department where he served since 2015. Prior to this Anthony served as a Corrections Officer,  Community Service Officer and  a Police Explorer. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and playing an occasional video game. 






bard (2)Patrol Officer Brian Bard - 2018
Serving the citizens of Yelm since 2018. Brian came to the City of Yelm via the Algona Police Department where he served  the citizens since 2015. Prior to this he served as a Reserve Officer for the City of Algona since 2007 and spent 14 years as a Security Officer for the Boeing Company. Brian served in the United States Marine Corp as a Military Police Officer and was honorably discharged in 2005. Brian graduated from the Washington State Police Academy in 2016. Brian enjoys spending time on his boat with his family and friends. 





mccanAdministrative Assistant Donna McCann - 1991
Serving the citizens of Yelm since 1991. Mrs. McCann is currently the longest serving employee in the police department. Mrs. McCann serves as the department evidence technician and is one of two fingerprint technicians on staff.   Donna enjoys spending time with family and friends in her spare time.