About the Sheriff's Office

Douglas County Washington contains 1820 square miles with a population of approximately 39,700 people. The Sheriff's office employs 33 commissioned and 6 non-commissioned personnel.

Our department is dedicated to providing effective and efficient law enforcement services, protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Douglas County, and ensuring the protection of all person's constitutional rights. The Sheriff is the chief executive officer and conservator of the peace of the county as directed under Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 36.28


The men and women of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office are committed to serving the people of Douglas County. We have adopted a philosophy of community-oriented policing in which we work in partnership with our citizens, community organizations, and other public service agencies to solve problems and create a safe and healthy environment for all. To be effective we need the assistance and cooperation of the people we serve.

We welcome your input and hope the information contained in this website is helpful.

Pearl Hill Fire Resources

For those affected by the Pearl Hill Fire and who are seeking resources for damage remediation, housing, or other services related to the fire:

Asbestos Abatement & Consent to Enter

If you having been affected by the Pearl Hill Fire and need to be included in the Department of Ecology’s asbestos testing initiative, please complete the Consent to Enter form and email it or hand deliver to Bridgeport City Hall.

Emergency Operations Center

Douglas County officially combined with the Chelan-Douglas Health District, Chelan County, City of Wenatchee, and City of East Wenatchee to form a Unified Emergency Operations Center in response to the COVID-19 Virus. Unification of response efforts will result in increased efficiency and resource availability during this situation. All official emergency response information regarding COVID-19 will be coming from this newly formed group. More information and all future communication can be found.

Domestic Violence

If you are in a troubled relationship please contact SAGE at 509-663-7446. or at www.findsafety.org. If you have been the victim of a crime immediately dial 911.

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please contact The Washington State Hotline at 800-799-7233 or go to Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence website.

Report Line

Do you need to make a report? Call 663-9911 to speak with our dispatch.