Press Release


New Deputy Sworn In

Kittitas County, WA - 05/17/2017 - On Wednesday May 17th, Sheriff Gene Dana (left)officially swore in Tyrell Nielsen as a deputy with the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office.

Nielsen graduated from CWU with a degree in Law and Justice and had been working for the Renton Police Department for the past three years prior to being hired by Kittitas County. 
"Nielsen will be a great addition to our team."  Sheriff Dana

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Contact: Sheriff Dana 509-962-7615