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Clark County Sheriff

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Mission Statement

The Clark County Sheriff's Office protects and safeguards the community by upholding and enforcing the law, enhancing public safety through sound correctional practices, and serving the public through effective civil process.

Value Statement

We value hard work, dedication, and a commitment to service.
We value teamwork throughout the agency, branches, and work units.
We value a healthy balance between work, family, and community.
We value personal integrity and human dignity.

We respond to a variety of incidents and concerns ranging from domestic violence, traffic violations, and drug abuse to assault, burglary, or identity theft. We use regional partnerships and cutting-edge technology to investigate crimes, and implement innovative programs that balance incarceration with treatment, education, and community service.

Established in 1849 we are the oldest law enforcement organization in the state of Washington. We have been serving Clark County for over 150 years.


2015 Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony (Video 36 minutes)


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Help solve a crime! Help locate a fugitive! Help identify someone detectives are looking for! Visit our most wanted page and "Can you ID me?" page.

Drug tips can be reported using our online drug tips form.  You have the option to remain anonymous. PLEASE NOTE: The online form is currently unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please call the drug tip hotline at (360) 397-6017. You have the option to remain anonymous.

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The sheriff's office would like to hear from you. Please take the time to fill out our citizen survey.

Accident Report

Do you need to fill out a collision report form? Washington State Patrol provides these forms at the following Web site: Washington State Patrol Reports and Forms Page.

Clark County Sheriff's Office:
Street Address: 707 West 13th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 410, Vancouver, WA 98666
Main phone: (360) 397-2211
Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388, then call (360) 397-2445
E-mails are monitored: Mon-Fri 8-4 p.m.

Responsible Elected Official: Sheriff Chuck E. Atkins

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