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...


Press Release 8-19-14 1145 Snag Canyon Fire

Effective at 12pm today, the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center will remove all evacuation ...

Press Release 8-18-14 1115 Snag Canyon & South Cle Elum Ridge Fires

The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has removed the Level 1 evacuation notice for Woods ...

PSA 8-15-14 1030 Snag Canyon Fire

The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has updated damage assessments for the Snag Canyon F...

PSA 8-14-14 1630 Snag Canyon Fire - Impacts of Wildfire increase flood risks

The Snag Canyon Fire has burned more than 12,500 acres of land 12 miles north of Ellensburg includin...

Multiple Fires in Kittitas Causes Poor Air Quality

Sensitive populations are advised to limit outdoor activity.

Family of six rescued on the Upper Cle Elum River

Sheriff's Rescue Boat deployed for a family trapped on a log jam.

PSA 8-8-14 1640 Snag Canyon and South Cle Elum Ridge Fires

The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the Snag Canyon Fire twelve mil...

Big Horn Fire in Yakima Canyon

At approximately 5:15pm Wednesday, a brush fire was reported near the Big Horn turnout at mile post ...

Press Release 8-7-14 1115 Snag Canyon Fire

The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has lowered the evacuation notice for West Sun East ...

Continued Air Quality Monitoring as a Result of the Snag Canyon Fire

As of August 7, 7:00 am, the air quality in Ellensburg is good according to the Washington State Dep...

New Wild-Land Fire South-West of Cle Elum

Current Smoke in Ellensburg is from a 500 acre fire on the backside of the Cle Elum Ridge which was ...

Press Release 8-5-14 1715 Snag Canyon Fire

Effective immediately, the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has expanded a Level 3 evacua...

PSA 8-4-14 1220 Snag Canyon Fire - Air Quality Concerns

Air Quality in Kittitas County is fluctuating as a result of the Snag Canyon Fire. The Kittitas Cou...

Press Release 8-4-14 1100 Snag Canyon Fire

Evacuation levels and road closures remain the same today for the Snag Canyon Fire north of Ellensbu...

Press Release 8-4-14 1800 Snag Canyon Fire

Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center personnel spent today assessing properties damaged by th...

Press Release 8-3-14 1700 Snag Canyon Fire

The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office has updated evacuation levels for the Snag Canyon Fire, which w...


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