Meet Your Sheriff

Sheriff Adam Fortney

Sheriff Adam Fortney

Sheriff Adam Fortney was sworn in as Snohomish County’s 32nd Sheriff on December 30, 2019. Sheriff Fortney has been a member of the Sheriff’s Office for 24 years, working in patrol, K-9, and SWAT. He was promoted to sergeant in 2014 and his most recent patrol assignment was to the south precinct graveyard shift, one of the busiest crews in the county.

Message from the Sheriff

Welcome to your Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office website. The men and women of this agency are committed to serving our community with dignity, integrity and pride. I am proud to lead our uniformed deputies and dedicated civilian personnel as they work every day to provide professional and dedicated service to Snohomish County. Our agency motto, Lead the Way, is reflected in everything we do to serve and protect our communities.

Please feel free to contact me by email if you have any questions, or stop by and visit your nearest precinct or partner police agency.

-Sheriff Adam Fortney

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