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Cowlitz County Sheriff Information
Cowlitz County is located in the south western part of Washington. As of 2010 the population was 102,410 and the county seat is Kelso and the largest city is Longview. The county was formed in April 1854. The names from the Cowlitz Indian term Cow-e-liske meaning capturing the medicine spirit.
The Sheriff’s Office is set up to provide quality service in law enforcement, civil process, and emergency management. It’s goal is to bring a sense of peace, safety and security to all citizens of Cowiltz County, Washington.
Mark S. Nelson, Sheriff
312 SW 1st Avenue
Kelso, WA 98626
Cowlitz County Records/Court Clerk
The Clerk’s office is responsible for keeping the permanent records of all cases filed in the Superior Court. These include felony, civil lawsuits, family law, probates and guardianships, mental or alcohol commitment cases.
Staci L. Myklebust, County Clerk
Hall of Justice 312 SW 1st Ave.
Kelso, WA 98626
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Washington Annual Crime Report 2017
2017 Crimes Statistics
|# of Cleared offense||664|
|Adult Arrest Total||492|
|Juvenile Arrest Total||75|
County Jail Information
The County Corrections Department provides and manages progressive correction services in an efficient, effective, and socially responsible manner.
The Jail is under the direction of the Corrections Department and has a capacity of 325 residents on the average. The facility also houses Washington State Department of Corrections inmates who violate the terms of their post-conviction supervision agreements.
Inmate accounts are funded through a kiosk available in the jail lobby. You may also deposit funds online at
Deposits to an inmate’s account can also be made over the phone at 1-866-394-0490.
Mail will only be accepted in a plain white envelope and properly addressed including a return address.
Visitation privileges time and location are included on the jail roster for each individual inmate. The link is:
Martin Fox, Director
1935 First Avenue
Longview, WA 98633
312 SW 1st Ave.
Kelso, WA 98626
Jail Roster Information
The current Cowlitz County Jail Roster contains 254 inmates. The roster list is alphabetized, and information includes inmate number, booked at time and date, locations, and a link to the victim notification system or VINE. Click on the “more information” link and the inmates visitation hours, bond total, and arresting agency are listed.
Jail Roster Link:
Employment in the Sheriff’s Office
Entry Level applicants go through Pu7blic Safety Testing website for preliminary hiring processes.
Lateral Applicants need to connect on the website and complete and return the applications.
Support Staff is pulled from a list of applicants who have successfully passed the Cowlitz County Civil Service Test.
How to Report a Crime
To report a crime in progress, call 911. You can also submit an anonymous tip to the Sheriff’s Office by using a for obtained on the website at:
Sheriff’s Office Link for reporting crimes:
Law Enforcement Links
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Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office Address
312 SW 1st Avenue Kelso, WA 98626
Phone: (360) 577-3092
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office business office will be closed all day on January 18th for Martin Luther King Jr Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports.
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office business office will close at 3pm on New Year's Eve and be closed all day on New Year's Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports. Have a safe and happy new year! https://t.co/3vLO4QDMrI
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If you have questions about applying for your concealed license, please call our office at 360-577-3092
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office business office will close at 3pm on Christmas Eve and be closed all day on Christmas Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports. Have a safe and merry Christmas. https://t.co/dqpOmOxzeK
At 1133 hours a resident in the area called to report that a subject matching the suspect description was currently walking on Weyerhaeuser timberland behind Shadywood Ln. A search team deployed to the area and conducted a lengthy track through the woods.
At 0817 hours of December 7, 2020 Cowlitz 911 received a report that a male subject had been shot in front of a residence in the 100block of Shadywood Ln, Kelso. CCSO deputies responded to the scene and located a deceased male subject in the driveway with obvious gunshot wounds.
The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office extends are deepest sympathy to the Basso family, Kalama Fire , and the Kalama community in the loss of Alan Basso. He was a truly selfless person who epitomized being a public servant.
-Sheriff Brad Thurman https://t.co/3HICZ4IcQ3
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's business office will close at 3pm on Wednesday the 25th and be closed all day the 26th and 27th for Thanksgiving.
Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports. https://t.co/cCwVg5fqln
We are very proud of our Veterans at the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office. This week we honor all who have served and those who have chosen to continue to serve our community. Thank you.
"We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail." https://t.co/9FquEjQe4r
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's business office will be closed all day on November 11th for Veterans Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports. https://t.co/EgkOAtXmGX
Fatalities of children under 13 involved in a car crash decreased significantly from 2017 to 2018. If you love them, you’ll make sure that they are in the correct seat for their age and size, and that the seat is being used correctly. #TheRightSeat