The mission of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office is to provide
twenty-four hour coverage to both the residents of Washington County,
and to those people who are traveling through our jurisdiction. We
are dedicated to serving and protecting the people within our
boundaries. The services that officers provide involve many varied
and, at times, complex duties and responsibilities. However, creating
and maintaining a feeling of security by the people in our community
can best meet the basic mission of policing.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has a total of 137 full and
part-time employees. An elected Sheriff, an appointed Undersheriff
and two Lieutenants oversee the agency. The law enforcement division
of the agency consists of 24 full time sworn deputies, with two
assigned to the civil division, and Thirteen part-time deputies. There is
one Patrol Lieutenant and five Sergeants, one of which is the training
officer. The investigative division is comprised of three Criminal
Investigators with one serving as a Juvenile Officer.
The Washington County
Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement agency, which
provides many services to the residents and visitors of Washington County, NY. These include law enforcement, jail
operations, civil, marine navigation and drug task force membership.