Deputy Sheriff

  1. Description
  2. Qualifications
  3. How to Apply
  4. Benefits
  5. Why Snohomish County


Snohomish County is a diverse environment comprising over 2100 square miles of area from urban to remote mountain forest.  The Sheriff’s Office serves a population of over 770,000 with a Community First approach, performing a wide variety of functions from traditional patrol to a multitude of specialty assignments. We employ over 280 commissioned staff in areas such as:

  • Patrol
    • K9
    • Motors
    • Forest Patrol
    • School Resource Officers
  • Special Operations
    • SWAT
    • Dive
    • Marine Patrol
    • Search and Rescue
  • Administration
    • Training
    • Recruiting
    • Communication and Technology
  • Investigations
    • Property Crimes
    • Collision Investigations
    • Homicide/Major Crimes
    • Registered Sex Offenders
    • Violent Offender Task Force
    • Special Investigations
    • Regional Narcotics/Gang Task Force
    • Auto Theft Task Force
    • Judicial Services
    • Polygraph

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office provides service to a diverse population and enjoys strong community support.  

We also provide dedicated contract police services to a wide range of cities within Snohomish County with populations ranging from a few hundred to several thousand.  Additionally we provide dedicated contract police services to other entities such as Community Transit and Paine Field Airport.  Opportunities for training, experience and advancement abound.

If you are interested in a law enforcement career with a Professional. Progressive and Community-minded agency, our hiring team is ready to talk with you (see contact information on the right-hand side of this page). 

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