Washington County Sheriff's Office
We invite you to visit our office in Washington, Iowa and see for yourself the facility, the employees and the work that is being done.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Patrol is comprised of 15 sworn law enforcement officers, Chief Deputy Shawn Ellingson, Patrol Supervisor Lieutenant Chad Ellis, Patrol Sergeants Kirk Bailey and Aaron Gould. All deputies and supervisors are Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certified. County patrol provides Law Enforcement services to all of Washington County's 567 Square miles, and approximately 22,000 citizens.
ResponsibilitiesThe Sheriff is responsible for administering the following entities:
- Sheriff's Office
- 911 dispatch
- Civil process
- Records administration
Washington County Sheriff's Office involves all the unincorporated areas of Washington County and 7 incorporated cities:
- West Chester