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.


Burn Ban Lifted for Kittitas County

Kittitas County Fire Marshal, today announced that Kittitas County will lift the county wide burn ba...

22-Year Old Ellensburg Man Killed in One-Vehicle Accident

Last night, 9/17, shortly after 11 PM, KCSO Deputies and EPD Officers responded to a report of an ap...

Wanted Missing Person Found Deceased West of Cle Elum

Today, Saturday 8/19, deputies worked with Kittitas County Search & Rescue dogs and handlers to loca...

Washington's Changing Drug Laws

This Monday, August 14, 2023, brings an important step in the right direction for Washington drug la...

Burn Ban implemented in the Upper County

Kittitas County is currently experiencing dry conditions along with lowering relative humidity and l...

ATV Accident Near Liberty Kills 4

Yesterday, four young people died in a rollover accident involving a side-by-side all-terrain-vehicl...

Ban on Open Burning in Lower Kittitas County Starts July 8

Kittitas County is currently experiencing conditions which elevate the risks of wildland fires. In t...

Lower Kittitas County implements a Burn Ban

Kittitas County is currently experiencing dry conditions which elevates the risk of wildland fires. ...

Multiagency Search Locates Lost 10-Year Old in Cle Elum River Valley

Shortly before 2:00 pm on Sunday 6/4/2023, 10-year-old Shunghla Mashwani of Federal Way was reported...

17-Year-Old Drowned in Floating Accident on Cle Elum River

On Saturday, May 20, a group of seven young people from the Moses Lake and Warden area launched down...

Kittitas County Agencies Work Together to Locate Toddler

At around 9:20 this morning, 4/25, a family in the Umptanum area several miles southwest of Ellensbu...


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