Sheriff's Office

The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is an Accredited Agency certified by the State of Washington and has dedicated itself to Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).
  1. 3/10 Law & Justice Tax

    Gather information about the 3/10th of a penny campaign and learn how the community is spending the money.

  2. Become a Deputy

    Get some information about becoming a deputy. TO APPLY FOR Lateral and Entry Level Deputy positions or Law Enforcement Dispatcher positions: The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office contracts with Public Safety Testing (PST) to conduct continuous testing. To view agency requirements and start the application process go to ( You will be able to fill out an initial application and select the testing date, time and location most convenient for you. Contact them directly at: 1-866-HIRE-911. We are actively searching for qualified Lateral Deputy Candidates at this time.

  3. Crime Prevention

    Get helpful resources and information to help you avoid making your home look like an easy target.

  4. Daily Media Release

    Daily list of Yakima County Sheriff's Office Calls for Service

  5. Dog License / Information

    Access information about dog licenses and ordinances.

  6. Forms

    Obtain forms related to the services offered by the Sheriff's Office.

  7. Helpful Links

    Browse helpful local, state, federal, and other links.

  8. Marine Patrol

    As a part of the Yakima County Sheriff's Office, this team is tasked with enforcing boating and wildlife ordinances and state laws as they apply to water ways in Yakima County.

  9. Outdoor Recreation

    Learn about outdoor recreation rules and regulations within the county.

  10. Press Releases

  11. Projects Open for Bidding

    Bid documents for Yakima Co Sheriff's Office projects currently open for bidding can be found on this page

  12. Property Sales

    Gather information about properties that are for sale and general sales information.

  13. Public Disclosure Form (PDF)

    Access and complete the Public Disclosure Form for the Sheriff's Office.

  14. Resources & Tips

    Gather helpful resources and tips, such as annual reports, frequently asked questions, and more.

  15. Retrocession

    Review retrocession links.

  16. Search & Rescue

    Our team of highly trained and motivated volunteers bring special skills, equipment and their personal time to assist the Sheriff in providing exceptional Search and Rescue service to the citizens of Yakima County.

  17. Sex Offenders

    The Yakima County Sheriff's Office considers the protection of our community from sex offenders of significant importance.