Welcome to the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office
Gene Dana is on his fourth term as the elected Sheriff. He has been in law enforcement for over 39
years, serving with the Washington State Patrol for 25 years. He serves on a long list of volunteer
organizations including the Washington Sheriffs' and Police Chiefs' Association, the Ellensburg Rodeo
Board, Ellensburg Rotary, the KITTCOM executive board and the Law and Justice Council. He is on the
State Anti-terrorism Task Force and the State Attorney's Identity Theft Task Force. The Sheriff is
responsible for law enforcement, corrections, civil division, emergency management, search and rescue
and marine patrol.
The mission of the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office is to treat the people with respect and dignity
while accepting the duties and responsibilities required by law and to serve faithfully and honestly.
To safeguard lives and property, protect against deception, intimidation and disorder. To investigate
diligently those crimes and activities which violate law, while utilizing professional and cost effective
standards and techniques available to law enforcement.
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Committed to reducing underage and high-risk drinking.
Kittitas County Community Public Health and
Safety Network Drug Free Communities
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