: Clallam County lies across the northern portion of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, the northwest corner of the state of Washington. The high mountains, rugged coastlines, deep forests, miles of unspoiled rivers, clean air and water, and mild marine climate offer the most unusual combinations of environmental amenities. The County’s cultural, educational, and social amenities, along with the wide range of living styles from small town to rural backwoods, makes Clallam County a uniquely desirable place to live and work.
The Clallam County Sheriff's Office stands as a pillar of Law Enforcement excellence in Washington State. This distinguished agency is not only dedicated to upholding the highest standards of policing but also boasts the prestigious distinction of dual accreditation with the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (W.A.S.P.C.).
With a dedicated team of 101 staff members, including both commissioned officers and civilian personnel, the Clallam County Sheriff's Office is committed to ensuring the safety and security of its community. Their unwavering commitment to professionalism, integrity, and service excellence is a testament to their vital role in safeguarding the citizens and maintaining the quality of life for those we serve.
Clallam County Sheriff Brian King seeks an individual with proven leadership qualities who has a proven understanding of basic and advanced principles of leadership and management. Applicants must have a master's degree in criminal justice, sociology, leadership, business, or a related field, a minimum of four (4) years of law enforcement experience, including at least one (1) year in progressively responsible supervisory roles. Alternatively, candidates holding a bachelor's degree in the specified fields must have at least six (6) years of law enforcement experience, including a minimum of two (2) years in progressively responsible supervisory positions. Applicants with a high school diploma or GED are eligible if they have accrued ten (10) years of law enforcement experience, with at least three (3) years in progressively responsible supervisory roles. Additionally, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office may consider candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience, as determined by their assessment.
For more information on this position contact:
Brian King, Sheriff