In observance of Juneteenth, the Sheriff's Office will be closed to the public on Wednesday, June 19th.

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If the Sheriff's Office is closed due to inclement weather, and you have an appointment scheduled for a concealed pistol license, please call us at 360.337.7101 once the office reopens.  We will then reschedule an appointment for you. 

You can call Kitsap County's "Inclement Weather & Emergency Information" hotline at 360.337.5775 to find information on office closures or sign up for text and email alerts here.

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Go to Special Announcements for more information.

 Mission, Vision, and Values


Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. 


To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff’s Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. 


Central to our mission are the values which guide our work. These values are the foundation of our agency and help us to ensure the quality of life and public safety in Kitsap County. 


We are committed to consistently engaging and interacting with the public, civic partners, and other police agencies in order to continually improve our community and our Sheriff’s Office. We also empower and support the individual talents and creativity of our personnel. We understand that collaboration and the sharing of knowledge and information result in the greatest problem-solving outcomes for all and further, cultivate partnerships across our community. 


Understanding the great authority given to us, whether observed by others or not, we embrace the highest standards of honesty, discipline, and ethics. We ensure that our communication and actions are conscientious and empathetic. We respect and show dignity to all persons, recognizing that diversity enhances our community. 


We recognize and adjust to the evolving needs of our community, ensuring a sustained commitment to those we serve. We are an agency that remains fiscally responsible, progressive, proactive, effective, and reliable. Being sworn to be accountable to ourselves and to the citizens, we conduct ourselves as an example to others. We invest in the welfare and safety of our personnel and the public. We are an agency that continuously strives to learn and operate at the highest levels of our professions in order to ensure that we continue to provide quality services
Sheriff John GeseSheriff John Gese

Main Office:  360.337.7101

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 Office Hours

Port Orchard Main Office:
Kitsap County Sheriff's Office
614 Division Street MS - 37
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Silverdale Sub-Station:          
Kitsap County Sheriff's Office
3951 Randall Way NW
Silverdale, WA 98383
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Main Office:  360.337.7101

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