Patrol

Mission

The Patrol Division works hard to ensure our citizens, business community, and visitors feel safe and secure in Kitsap County.  Using effective crime-fighting and community outreach, the Patrol Division builds the public’s trust and community partnerships through open communication and transparency.

Objective

The most important resources within the Patrol Division are the people.  Our primary objective is to maintain a professional, highly trained, and well-educated force of deputies to provide the community with the highest level of police service and protection.

Process

The Patrol Division is constantly evolving with our training and technology.   By the deputies engaging our community members, we understand the areas where we can improve, refine, or streamline.

Here are a few of the functions of the Patrol Division:

  Bicycle Unit

The Bicycle Unit participates in parades and festivals.  They also assist with teaching bicycle safety.

  Bomb Technician


  Cadet Program

For more information about the Cadet Program click here

  Citizens on Patrol

For more information about the Citizens on Patrol click here

  Community Resource Officer

The Community Resource Officer (CRO) works with the community to help with outreach, concerns about crimes, and also helps with events within the community.

For more information about Crime Prevention click here

  Crisis Negotiation Team

Includes:  1 lieutenant, 2 sergeants, 5 deputies, 5 outside agencies

  Drone Operators


  Field Training Unit

After completing basic training, deputies receive a minimum of 24 hours of additional training per year. This includes legal updates, patrol procedures, defensive tactics, etc.  

Additionally, deputies who are involved in specialty units attend supplemental training.  There are always trainings going on for the various units of the Sheriff’s Office.

  K-9 Unit

Our K-9s live with their handlers and are part of their families.  The dogs love to play and to work!  The handlers and their K-9 partners undergo an exhaustive training regimen upon entrance to the program, and continue to train on a weekly basis.

  Marine Patrol 

For more information about the Marine Patrol click here

  School Resource Officers

We have School Resource Officers in high schools throughout the county, to include South Kitsap, Olympic, Central Kitsap, Klahowya, and Kingston High Schools.

  Search and Rescue

For more information about the Search and Rescue click here

  SWAT

A regional team that responds to local KCSO generated calls for service, as well as calls from various cities within Kitsap and assisted Federal Law Enforcement.

  Tracking Team


  Traffic

The Traffic Unit enforces traffic laws, investigates motor vehicle collisions, assists motorist and educates the public about reducing collisions and injuries.


Chief of Patrol
Jeffrey Menge
Contact Information:​
Main Line:  360.337.7101 

For emergencies, please call 9-1-1.

​Kitsap County Sheriff's Office
​3951 Randall Way NW
Silverdale, WA 98383


If you need to reach the Kitsap 911 dispatch floor, you are not reporting an emergency, or do not need police, fire, or emergency medical response, you can call (360) 308-5400.

If there is a service interruption and you are unable to reach 9-1-1 or if you are outside of Kitsap County but reporting an emergency in our area the best number to call is (360) 307-5844.

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