Latest News and Media Releases

Public Meeting to Address Eightmile Lake Dam Situation

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on May 09, 2018

Chelan County Emergency Management is hosting a public meeting at 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 14th at Fire District #3 (228 Chumstick Road in Leavenworth) - to address the current situation at Eightmile Lake Dam. Read more ...

18C03533 Injured Hiker Rescue

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on April 18, 2018

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports an injured female hiker was rescued off a steep slope below Castle Rock – a popular hiking area in Wenatchee - Wednesday evening. 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 ...

2016 WASPC Crime In Washington State Annual Report

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on March 15, 2017

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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.

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