Skamania County Launches New Mobile Application, “MobilePatrol”

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013 1000 hours Today the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office launched a new mobile application for both Apple and Android devices. MobilePatrol, a national application, is available in both iTunes and Google Play stores. The application allows users to access information at … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Institutes Online Reporting

Starting today 3/21/13 the Skamania County Sheriff's Office website will allow for people to report non-emergency crimes over the internet.  Once reported a Sheriff's Deputy will contact the reporting party within 24 hours after it has been submitted. Click on the link below to access the online … [Read more...]

Skamania County Jail Institutes New Commissary Program

Skamania County Jail recently signed on with Turnkey Corrections to provide the commissary program for the facility.  With the new program the public will be able to add money, order commissary, send emails, and even video chat with inmates within the facility.  Click on the link below to go to the … [Read more...]

Search Suspended As Of Dark For Possible Missing Hiker

March 11, 2013 1545 The search for a possible missing hiker will be suspended as of dark this evening north of North Bonneville Washington in Skamania County.   “We have not received any credible physical evidence from the field that would indicate that we have anyone out there in the area at this … [Read more...]

Search Continues For Possible Missing Hiker

March 11 2013 0915  The search for a possible missing hiker will continue north of North Bonneville, WA in the Columbia River Gorge.  The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a hiker about 9:20 PM on Saturday night that he had heard a man yelling for help near the top of Table … [Read more...]

Testing For Hiring Eligibility List 03/30/13

The Skamania County Sheriff's Office will be testing on 03/30/13 to develop an eligibility list for the positions of Corrections/Dispatch, Telecommunicator,  Civil, and Patrol.  Testing will take place at the Stevenson High School at 0800.   Please have your application turned in no later than 1700 … [Read more...]

Sheriff Brown Responds To Questions Arising From Citizen Letter

Recently, I wrote a letter to all citizens of Skamania County stating my position with regards to any infringement on your second amendment right to keep and bear arms.  Since that letter was posted to the Sheriff’s Office website, and published in local newspapers, some questions have been posed to … [Read more...]

Sheriff Brown Addresses Skamania County Citizens Regarding Second Amendment.

 January 17, 2013   To the Citizens of Skamania County,  There has been much conversation in the past several weeks following the horrific shootings in both Clackamas County, Oregon and Newtown, Connecticut. This conversation has again ignited the debate from all sides on the gun … [Read more...]

Searchers Locate And Rescue Cold Snowshoer

Wednesday, 2 January 2013 1100 hours At 1:00 pm, Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a cell call from a Portland, Oregon woman that was snowshoeing on Dog Mountain and had lost the trail.  Betsy Steinhart, 36, of Portland, OR advised authorities that she was near the junction of the Dog … [Read more...]

Skamania County Institutes An Emergency Notification System

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office currently has the capability to use a phone notification system for emergency notifications. This system allows us to call all land lines within a certain geographical area. The problem we run into is many people have eliminated their land lines and only have … [Read more...]