The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has provided law enforcement services to the city of Sultan under a police services contract since January 1, 2009. First negotiated in 2008 to provide service through Dec. 31, 2013, the contract establishes the specifics of how law enforcement services are to be administered. The city’s current contract, which began on Jan. 1, 2014, expires on Dec. 31, 2017.
The contract is an interlocal agreement between the city and the county. It requires law enforcement services to be provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The county is required to provide at least one deputy per shift to engage in patrol services exclusively within the geographical boundaries of the city, including 911 call response, proactive enforcement calls and traffic enforcement.
At the onset of the contract in 2009, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office East Precinct was relocated to the city of Sultan, housed in what was formerly known as the Sultan Police Department. Located at 515 Main Street in downtown Sultan, the east precinct serves the entire Sky Valley region.
Services at the east precinct include concealed weapon license applications, fingerprinting services and filing criminal complaints.
The contract provides that a Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant will oversee operational command of the precinct, including work shifts, schedules, assignments, training requirements and overtime. Lt. Steve McDonald currently serves in this role. McDonald, who has over 20 years’ experience in law enforcement, started with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office in 1996.
For more about Lt. Steve McDonald, please click here.
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is under the command of Sheriff Ty Trenary, who has served as the sheriff since 2013. Trenary is a strong advocate for community-style policing, and has established his mission as “Community First.” In 2015, he created the Office of Neighborhoods, a division of the sheriff’s office that proactively seeks to address homelessness and untreated addiction.
For more information about the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, please visit the website at: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
To view the Sultan Police Department Facebook page, please click here.
See below for news about the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office:
November 13, 2017: November 8 block watch meeting: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office hosts block watch
September 18, 2017: Explorers program honored by council: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Explorers
August 29, 2017: August 24, 2017 Coffee with the Chief highlights: August 24 2017 Coffee with the Chief
August 29, 2017: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office earns accreditation award in 2017: Accreditation award
August 22, 2017: Chief invites community to Coffee with the Chief: Coffee with the Chief
July 17, 2017: Chief invites community to Coffee with the Chief: Coffee with the Chief
June 19, 2017: Mayor honors Deputy Chad Matthews with key to city: Deputy Chad Matthews
June 1, 2017: Chief invites community to Coffee with the Chief: Coffee with the Chief
May 15, 2017: Mayor Carolyn Eslick proclaims Police Week: Police week proclamation