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King County Sheriff

Leadership, Integrity, Service, Teamwork

   King County Sheriff

Emergency: Call 9-1-1

Call (206) 296-3311 24-hours to report a neighborhood problem or a crime that is not an emergency.

King County Courthouse
516 Third Ave
Room W-150
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 296-4155
TTY Relay: 7-1-1












SAR Team MemberThe King County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for search and rescue activities in King County under the mandates of R.C.W.38.52.

Each year, volunteer groups along with Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue personnel respond to numerous incidents involving lost or injured hikers, hunters and children, down missing aircrafts. SAR volunteers also assist in times of natural disasters like flooding, windstorms and earthquakes.

Affiliated Organizations

There are numerous volunteer organizations that assist us with Search and Rescue.

Learn about Volunteering with Search and Rescue!

Phone: (206) 205-8226 
Fax: (206) 205-8282