The Sheriff ’ s Office serves a wonderful county of approximately 22,000 people , and patrols 684 square miles . We have 41 devoted men and women on staff , each of whom takes care of giving the highest level of service to the people of Washington County . Thank you for visiting the website of the Washington County Sheriff ’ s Office . My staff and I work diligently for the citizens of our county , and each of us is committed to serving the citizens with the utmost respect and professionalism . We are honored to give you a look at our agency .
I take tremendous pride in serving as Sheriff of the great citizens of Washington County . Now , more than ever , it is very important for the Sheriff ’ s Office and the community to work together in ensuring our safety and well-being . The success of this Office depends upon the support and cooperation of our county ’ s citizens . We rely upon your observations , as much as our own . We encourage you to report suspicious happenings within your community . My door is always open to each of you , and I ask you to work with our Office to ensure that we continue to live in a safe community . Joel Cochran Sheriff Washington County Sheriff ’ s Office