Washington County Sheriff's Office
Washington County, Indiana, was officially dedicated a county by the Indiana State legislature in 1814. The county began as a primarily rural, agriculturally based community and continues to be so, even to this day. Washington County is the 7th largest county in the State of Indiana, with 514 square miles and a population of just over 28,000.
The Washington County Sheriff's Department has been serving the residents of Washington County since the first Sheriff, William Hoggart, was appointed in 1814. The current sheriff, Sheriff Brent Miller, oversees a department of over 55 employees providing a multitude of services to the citizens of the county.
The Washington County Sheriff's Department is committed to excellence in law enforcement and is dedicated to the people, businesses, and traditions of our county. In order to protect life and property, prevent crime and reduce the fear of crime, we will provide service with understanding, response with compassion, performance with integrity and law enforcement with vision.