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...


Cougar Kills Dog Near Ronald

Last night at around 8:00 p.m. a cougar attacked and killed dog on a walking trail near Ronald.

Injured Hiker Rescued from Pacific Crest Trail

On Sunday 7/23/2017, an injured hiker from Snohomish was rescued by helicopter from the Pacific Cres...

New Corrections Officer Sworn In

On July 18th, Kittitas County Sheriff Gene Dana swore in Justin Morris as a new corrections officer....

Sheriff's Deputies recover the body of a 60 year old Everett man from Yakima River

At approximately 1:30 PM Kitttitas County Deputies and Fire & Rescue Crews were dispatched to a mari...

Theft/Vehicle Prowel Suspect Arrested.

23 Year old Christopher Lagerstrom of Edmonds WA was located and for 3 counts of Vehicle Prowl, and ...

Arson suspect returned to scene, arrested by Sheriff's Deputy.

Around 8:30 this morning Sheriff's Deputies arrested 45 year old Brett Sherwood based on probable ca...

Correction on the date of this rescue. It was July 2nd not June.

Members of the team were called to two separate incidents Saturday the 2nd involving 11 people who h...

Injured horsemen airlifted from Pete Lake area with broken femure.

Members of the Kittitas County Search & Rescue responded to the Pete Lake Trailhead Saturday afterno...

Three men rescued on Yakima River Sunday evening after hitting log jam

Members of the Kittitas County River Rescue Team responded to the Yakima River, 13 miles south of El...

Missing femal found alive near the Pacific Crest Trail in King County

Kaylynn Johnson, missing since June 23rd has been located and is being brought out to the Green Wate...


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:
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM,
2 PM - 5:00 PM