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Free Snowmobile Safety Course

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on November 21, 2017

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Lake Wenatchee Recreation Club, is offering a free Snowmobile Safety Certification Class to young snowmobilers in December. Read more ...

17C12461 - CRDTF Arrest

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on November 02, 2017

The Columbia River Drug Task Force reports on October 19th, 2017 the Columbia River Drug Task Force completed an investigation that led to the arrest of Emmanuel Sanchez-Cerros for 2 counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, Heroin. Read more ...

SIU Investigation - Officer Involved Shooting At Albertson's

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on October 25, 2017

The North Central Washington Special Investigation Unit was called upon to investigate the Officer involved shooting that occurred July 27, 2017 at Albertsons in Wenatchee. Read more ...

Sheriff Burnett Becomes WASPC President 2017-2018

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 06, 2017

Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett was recently installed as the newest President for WASPC, Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chief’s. Read more ...

Donation Fund

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on July 13, 2016

The Sheriff’s Office works diligently to stretch the value of our budget by deploying personnel and equipment for the greatest benefit to our County and its citizens. Donations in the past have helped to fund purchasing a new K9, Chief for a Day uniforms, Search & Rescue supplies and other items that are critical resources necessary for local law enforcement but are not included in our county budget. Read more ...

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The Sheriff is responsible for the provision of police services in the unincorporated portion of the County, including patrol, criminal investigation, and emergency response. The Sheriff is elected “at large” to a four-year term.

We, the management of the Chelan County Sheriff's Office, pledge to do our best in the management of this organization. We recognize that the men and women of this organization are its future. It is our strong belief that the members of this office and its auxiliaries have the talents and expertise to take this Sheriff's Office forward for the betterment of Chelan County.

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The mission of our organization is to contribute to a safe and productive community, committed to earning public trust and providing highly trained professionals. We partner with the community, utilizing available resources to provide the highest quality of service to the citizens of Chelan County.