Sheriff's Office

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. More...


Saddle Mountain Fire update

The fire-fighting efforts continue on Saddle Mountain, which has impacted Public, Private and Goverm...

Saddle Mountain Fire Update

The Saddle Mountain Fire continues to burn southeast along the Columbia River in the area of Huntzin...

Range Fire near Badger Pocket

Sheriff's Office requests members of the public avoid the Lower Badger Pocket area in support of the...

Second fire in Kittitas County causes I-90 closure

I-90 is currently closed, East-Bound and West-Bound, between Exit 115 near Kittitas and the Columbia...

Pacific Crest Trail Hiker rescued by Kittitas County Search and Rescue

On 07-10-14 at approximately 8:45 PM, Kittitas County Sheriffs Deputy’s along with Kittitas County S...

Local Arrest Warrant Scam

A scam entailing bogus arrest warrants have been circulating around Kittitas County.

Summer Safety

Sheriff's Office encourages safe recreation this summer

Missing person in the Teanaway Valley found deceased

A missing 20 year old male from King County was found deceased in the Teanaway River south of the 29...

Mailbox vandals have been identified

Four Ellensburg juveniles have been identified as vandalising twenty-three mailboxes throughout lowe...

Two Cle Elum residents rescued on the Cle Elum River

On May 18, 2014, at approximately 1330hrs, Kittitas County Sheriff's Swift Water Rescue Team respond...

8-2-13 1700 HOURS – PSA - Colockum Tarps Fire

The Level 3 Evacuations will remain in place for the upper Parke Creek, upper Colockum and Secret Ca...


Kittitas County Sheriff
Public Safety Building
307 W Umptanum RD
Ellensburg WA 98926
509-962-7599 fax

Corrections Center
205 W 5th AVE STE 1
Ellensburg WA 98926
509-962-7037 fax

Cle Elum Substation
700 East First Street
Cle Elum, WA 98926

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Office Hours

Open Monday - Friday
9 AM - 5 PM
Courthouse closures

Cle Elum Substation
First Wednesday of each month:
9 AM - 1:30 PM,
2 PM - 5:30 PM