House bill 1682

Address the rise in auto thefts

House Bill 1682 would increase funding for preventing, investigating, and prosecuting auto theft statewide.

Maycumber bill to help local law enforcement crack down on auto theft passes House

The Washington state House of Representatives passed legislation today that will direct more funding toward local law enforcement efforts to combat auto theft. House Bill 1682 removes confinement costs as an…

Maycumber bills would make drugs illegal again, address auto thefts, and get more cops on the street

‘We’ve seen this dangerous shift the last few years with Olympia adopting laws that seem to favor criminals over victims,’ says Maycumber According to the Washington State Department of Health, overdose…

Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic and a former law enforcement officer, discusses her bill to increase funding for the local investigation and prosecution of auto theft. She notes the correlation between the increase in auto thefts and drug abuse as many criminals steal cars to fuel their drug habit. She also discusses the need for more cops on the street, more community policing, and a law enforcement training facility in Eastern Washington.