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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
It is an honor to serve as Sheriff of Kittitas County.
The Sheriff's Office is a dedicated team, approachable and responsive. We are committed to safeguarding
our diverse communities and those visiting our area.
I welcome everyone to enjoy what our county has to offer but remember to respect the property and rights
of others. Playing by the rules and using good common sense will ensure you have a great time.
The citizens of Kittitas County approved a 3/10th of a penny sales tax to fund seven additional deputies,
courthouse security and a law clerk. Today we have better visibility, quicker response times and a
Through intelligence led/problem oriented policing we have kept a lid on property and violent
crimes. Thanks to the citizens and law enforcement working together, we continue to have one of the
lowest crime rates in the State.
For compete crime stats for Kittitas County and Washington State agencies go to
"Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community
gets the kind of Law Enforcement it insists on." -Robert Kennedy
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.