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Field Operations Bureau

Field Operations Administration

Sheriff John Snaza

Undersheriff Ray Brady

Bureau Chief
Chief Brad Watkins
(360) 786-5848

Bureau Captain
Captain Gordon Phillips
(360) 754-4896


The primary responsibility of the Field Operations Bureau of the Sheriff’s Office is to provide 24 hour a day uniformed deputy response. Deputies respond to calls for service in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

Aside from responding to dispatched calls deputies are responsible for patrolling neighborhoods in their assigned districts. They work on projects to improve neighborhoods, conduct traffic enforcement, and follow-up on cases they have written or have been assigned. We encourage our deputies to work with our citizens to understand neighborhood problems and to cooperatively identify possible solutions.

The Field Operations Bureau is responsible for:

            ** Volunteer opportunities within the Sheriff’s Office


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