Sheriff's Office Media Information
The Sheriff's Office believes that an open dialogue with the public and with the media is an essential part of our mission to provide quality and professional law enforcement services. In order to carry out our responsibilities, a responsive and professional approach to the news media is necessary. Our goal is to provide all appropriate information to the news media as expeditiously and accurately as possible.
Our Media Relations Officer, Sergeant DB Gates, is available to respond to media inquires and requests. She can be reached at (206) 263-2560 during business hours. If we are unable to answer the phone immediately, please leave a voice mail message so that we can return your call as early as we can.
News releases are issued regularly and are sent via e-mail to local media outlets. In addition you can sign up for our Twitter or Facebook feeds.
For regular updates regarding news activity, follow Sgt DB Gates on Twitter @KingCoSOPIO / https://twitter.com/kingcosoPIO or @KingCoSheriff / https://twitter.com/kingcosheriff.
The Sheriff's Office does not issue media credentials. However you may obtain credentials from the Seattle Police Department. More information is available on the SPD web site.