FIELD OPERATIONS CHIEF BRUCE KIMSEY
The Patrol Division of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is a uniformed division with personnel responding to over 16,000 calls for service a year. Deputies patrol approximately 2435 square miles 24 hours a day.
The Patrol Division is comprised of approximately 30 uniformed personnel. Deputies are responsible for responding to emergencies, investigating crimes that have occurred, conducting traffic enforcement, investigating motor vehicle collisions, and various other duties. The Patrol Division is supervised by Commander Dusty Breen.
Specialty areas of the Patrol Division include Boating Enforcement, S.W.A.T., and Community Impact Team.
The Patrol Division also participates in traffic emphasis to increase public safety on Lewis County’s roadways. These emphasis have included the “Click it or Ticket” seatbelt campaign, the “Drive Hammered, Get Nailed” DUI campaign, and an emphasis on Intermediate Driver’s Licenses.
If you need to report an emergency or crime in-progress, call 911. For non-emergent situations or crimes not in-progress, please contact the Lewis County Communications Center at (360) 740-1105.
The Investigations Division is responsible for conducting complex and major criminal investigations. Detectives receive specialized training, perform crime analysis, and assist with the Crime Stoppers of Lewis County program. One detective is a certified latent print examiners and certified Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) technician. The Investigations Division is supervised by Detective Sergeant Kevin Engelbertson.