Sheriff's Office

Our Mission: To protect all people, keep the peace, and uphold the Constitution of the United States.

Our Core Values: Integrity, Trust, Community

Our Vision: A physical infrastructure and agency culture that enable us to provide the same level of service to our community that we would to our own families.


Armed Standoff in Cle Elum Peacefully Resolved

Members of the Kittitas County Regional Tactical Response Team (KCRTRT) and the Kittitas County Regi...

Kittitas County Jail Awarded DOJ Mental Health Grant

The US Department of Justice has awarded almost $500,000 to the Kittitas County Jail to develop and ...

Sheriff's Office Recognized for Policy Management

This week, the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office was recognized for adopting policies that reflect na...

Hot Conditions Produce Backcountry Medical Emergencies

The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office and Kittitas County Search and Rescue have responded to three m...

Missing Hiker Found Deceased Near Lake Lillian

Hiker Nicolas Gomiero, age 24, of Seattle, was reported missing on Monday when family and friends di...

Burn Ban implemented in the Upper County

Kittitas County is currently experiencing dry conditions which elevate the risks of wild land fires....

Hiker Rescued by Hoist After Fall on Pacific Crest Trail

At about 5:30 pm on Thursday July 21st, 2022, Kittitas County dispatchers took a distress call from ...

Correction on Vehicle Theft Series in Kittitas County

Yesterday, 7/20/22, the Sheriff’s Office released information about an ongoing series of vehicle the...

Burn Ban implemented for Lower Kittitas County

Starting at 0001 hrs. on Saturday, July 23, 2022, a burn ban will be in effect encompassing the area...

Pickup Thefts in Upper Kittitas County

A series of vehicle thefts has recently impacted citizens in Upper Kittitas County. The focus of the...

Marine Rescue on Lake Cle Elum: Lifejackets Save Lives

On Thursday 6/30/22 at 1:23 pm, Kittitas County's dispatch center, Kittcom, received a report that a...

Suspect in Post Office Burglaries Arrested

Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputies and US Postal Inspectors arrested 29-year old Amanda Woodcock of ...

Juvenile Escapee Captured After Pursuits

On Friday evening, 4/29/22, at 7:53 pm, Kittcom dispatchers received a call from a staff member of t...


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

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
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Courthouse closures

Cle Elum Substation
First Wednesday of each month:
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM,
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM