Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
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The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Civil Division is located on the third floor of the Jefferson County Courthouse at 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, Washington, 98368 and can be reached at (360) 385-
The Civil Department is the civil and legal process service function of the Sheriff's Department and covers a wide variety of court papers from subpoenas to small claims to orders executing the removal of renters for non-
For more information regarding the service of civil papers including fees, please call (360) 385-
Fees for Sheriff’s civil services are set by RCW and can be found under RCW 36.18.040.
The county courthouse is located in Port Townsend and listed on the National Register of Historical Places. The courthouse currently houses the offices of the Auditor, Treasurer, Assessor, Board of County Commissioners, District Court, Superior Court, Prosecutor, Juvenile Court Services and the Sheriff.
The Sheriff's Office provides armed security for all courtroom hearings and trials. Each court is in session at least 4 days each week. The Civil Deputy is currently assigned the task of providing for the supervision of courtroom security needs.
RCW 9.41.300 prohibits any type of weapon in the building and everyone is subject to a search of person and belongings when entering.