Sheriff's Department


The Washington County Sheriff is an elected position and has the following Constitutional responsibilities:

  • To operate the County Jail and maintain custody of county inmates in Washington County.
  • Attend upon the Circuit Court for Washington County.
  • Service of Civil Process.
  • Keep and preserve the peace.

The Sheriff's Office has law enforcement jurisdiction throughout Washington County and actively works to protect life, property, prevent crime and safeguard constitutional guarantees.


Please visit the Sheriff's Office website. http://www.washingtoncountysheriffwi.org/>

Want to know what goes on behind the scenes at the Sheriff's Office, what's going on in the Jail, or be up-to-date with County and State laws? SIGN UP TODAY for our weekly informational bulletins. http://www.washingtoncountysheriffwi.org/bulletinform.php

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