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SIU Investigation - Officer Involved Shooting At Albertson's

Posted On: September 05, 2017

As of September 5, 2017 the North Central Washington Special Investigation Unit has announced that it has nearly completed its investigation of the July 27, 2017 Officer Involved shooting at Albertson’s. Read more ...

17C10235 - Dragontail Peak Rescue

Posted On: September 01, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports that two climbers were rescued today on Dragontail Peak approximately 11 miles southwest of Leavenworth. Read more ...

17C10111 Wenatchee River Kayaking Fatality

Posted On: August 30, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a kayaking incident on the Wenatchee River near Plain, WA has claimed the life of a 61-year old man Tuesday afternoon. Read more ...

Sheriff Burnett Becomes WASPC President 2017-2018

Posted 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 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 ...

Prohibition of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Chelan County

Posted On: June 30, 2016

Chelan County Prohibits Discharge of Fireworks Sheriff Brian Burnett reports the Board of County Commissioners have enacted a prohibition on the discharge of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Chelan County effective June 27, 2016, and until further notice. Read more ...

2015 WASPC Crime In Washington State Annual Report

Posted On: June 07, 2016

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs has released the 2015 Crime in Washington annual crime statistics report. Read more ...

Be Vigilant

Posted On: November 20, 2015

A Note from Sheriff Brian Burnett - Valid concerns about terrorism on a local level and what that means for the citizens of Chelan County are on my mind daily, and I’m certain on yours as well. Read more ...

Gun Control

Posted On: January 01, 2013

Over the past several weeks I have received numerous requests asking my opinion on the possibility of the newly proposed gun laws that might be in conflict with our citizen's constitutional rights, specifically the 2nd Amendment. Read more ...