If making a request for any document and/or record from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, it must be made to the “Records Custodians” of our agency.
This can be be done by emailing us or by coming into our office at 110 2nd Street NE, Suite 200, East Wenatchee, WA, during normal business hours.
Requests made to anyone other than the "Records Custodians" will not comply with the statutory requirements of the Public Records Act, RCW 42.56.520
Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal
Douglas County's First Sheriff
Douglas County Washington contains 1820 square miles with a population of approximately 39,700 people. The Sheriff's office employs 27 commissioned and 6 non-commissioned personnel.
Our department is dedicated to providing effective and efficient law enforcement services; protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Douglas County; and ensuring the protection of all persons constitutional rights. The Sheriff is the chief executive officer and conservator of the peace of the county as directed under RCW 36.28
The men and women of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office are committed to serving the people of Douglas County. We have adopted a philosophy of community oriented policing in which we work in partnership with our citizens, community organizations, and other public service agencies to solve problems and create a safe and healthy environment for all. To be effective we need the assistance and cooperation of the people we serve.
We welcome your input and hope the information contained in this website is helpful.
Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal
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MyAlerts Mobile App New to Douglas County
Douglas County is pleased to announce the release of a new mobile app, MyAlerts, powered by AlertSense, the county’s new emergency alerting service. Our residents and visitors can now receive life-saving emergency alerts and advanced warning of severe weather directly on their Android or Apple iOS phone or tablet. You can download the free MyAlerts app today from Google Play or the App Store.
You can also sign up to receive alerts and notifications.
Types of Alerts You Can Choose to Receive:
Severe Weather Alerts
Receive advanced warning of severe weather when you or one of your locations is in the direct path of the storm. AlertSense receives feeds from the National Weather Service, automatically interprets the geographic area affected, and delivers targeted alerts immediately to app users when one of their locations falls within the impact area. You can tailor your alert settings by location, selecting the severity level for which you want to receive notifications. For example, you can choose to receive only the most severe weather warnings or all watches and advisories as well.
Public Safety Alerts
Receive emergency alerts from public safety alerting authorities, notifying you of situations that threaten the safety of yourself or those you care about. Public safety alerts include events such as crime, active shooter, imminent danger, hazardous materials, wildfire, floods and the need for immediate evacuation.
You can also choose to receive notifications of events in your community that, while not life-threatening emergencies, still impact your daily life and commute, such as road closures and power outages.
Simply add all the locations that matter to you, both within the county and even in other parts of the country. For example, you could identify your home, your child’s school, where your aging parent resides, the university where your older child attends, and your office. When you travel, you can enable the app to “monitor my current location” in order to receive any emergency alerts issued for the city or area you are visiting.