Contact Us

Find the number you need within the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.

Phone Numbers

 EMERGENCY: Dial 9-1-1
 Non-emergency dispatch: (360) 577-3098

Sheriff's Office Business Line: (360) 577-3092
 Sheriff's Office Business Fax: (360) 423-1047

We are located on the first floor inside the Cowlitz County Hall of Justice, 312 SW 1st Avenue, Kelso, WA 98626. Our business office is open 8:30am until 5:00pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. 


 General Inquiries (and if you're not sure where to send an email, go with this one) 

Civil - 360-577-3092

Handles non-criminal aspects of the Sheriff's Office, including property sales, auctions, application and issuance of permits, serving of subpoenas and other papers, and other administrative functions.

Emergency Management (DEM) - 360-577-3130

Coordinates and facilitates emergency management activities throughout Cowlitz County.

Records - 360-577-3095

Manages public records requests and all case management for the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office and the Longview Police Department.