Grays Harbor Sheriff's Office

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Rick Scott - Sheriff
David Pimentel - Undersheriff
Brad Johansson - Chief Criminal Deputy
Judy Mawhorter - Chief Civil Deputy
Travis Davis - Chief Corrections Deputy  
Mail Address:
Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 630
Montesano, WA 98563  

Sheriff's Office:

100 W. Broadway, Suite 3
Montesano, WA
Office Hours:
9:00 am-5:00 pm Mon-Fri (New Hours)

(360) 249-3711

(360) 532-3284
(360) 249-3288 (fax)
(360) 249-3722 (jail fax)
Drug Task Force TIP Line:
(360) 249-3050 
(360) 964-1717

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The mission of our organization is to consistently contribute to our community’s reputation as a safe place to live, work, play, learn and visit. We accomplish our mission through providing the highest quality of law enforcement, corrections, and support services possible within the resources entrusted to us. We do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.

Grays Harbor County is geographically quite large which presents a challenge for providing uniformed law enforcement services. We have resident deputies who live in outlying areas as well as substations to help us respond more quickly to calls.

The Sheriff's Office provides a number of regular services to the public concerning concealed pistol licensing, forest products hauling permits, service of civil process, questions about criminal laws, warrants, the county jail, sex offender registration, etc. If you would like more information about these or any other Sheriff's Office function, please call (360) 249-3711.

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office is comprised of three divisions:  Criminal Division, Corrections Division, and Civil Division.  Each division has an administrative officer in charge who reports to Undersheriff David Pimentel and then to the Sheriff. I am proud of the way each division works together as a team to help accomplish our department mission. To learn more about one of the three divisions, please visit any of the links on the left.

Sheriff Rick Scott is the county official charged with the administration of the Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office. State Statute (RCW 36.28.010) states that the Sheriff is "the Chief Executive Officer and conservator of the peace of the county."

 Sheriff Rick Scott swearing in Chief Criminal Deputy Brad Johansson.
Courthouse Security Deputy Victor Durham being sworn in on August 24, 2018.
Sheriff Rick Scott with our new Deputy Ed Welter.  Deputy Welter  joined our department on Septembe 4, 2018.

Deputy TJ Rogich being sworn in by Sheriff Scott.  Deputy Rogich joined our department on September 11, 2018.
Sheriff Rick Scott with our new Deputy Stephen Heller.  Deputy
Heller joined our department on August 16, 2018.
Ben Eaton joined our department on September 17, 2018.


Our agency has been receiving multiple complaints regarding the IRS calling them and telling them they owe money, there's a warrant for their arrest, that they're parked down the street and coming to arrest them, etc. This is a scam!  Never give out personal information over the phone.  If you get a call from someone who says they are from the IRS, please call 1-800-366-4484 which is a legitimate number to report suspicious activity.

We are also receiving complaints from citizens that they are getting calls from someone from the Sheriff's Office saying they need send money or purchase gift cards, etc to take care of a warrant or pay a fine.  The Sheriff's Office will never ask for money or gift cards.  If you ever have a doubt, please call the Sheriff's Office.

To print out a vacation watch form, please click here:  Residence Vacation Watch Form

To request records, go to Public Disclosure Request Form. Once displayed, please print and thoroughly read the form. Submit the completed form to the designated address located at the bottom of the disclosure form. Please take the time to review the form, making sure the the document is complete and signed.  You may fax the form to 360-249-3288, or e-mail it to  

Records Index – There is no single index of Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office records.  The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office has determined that maintaining a central index of its records is unduly burdensome, costly, and would interfere with its operations due to the number and complexity of records generated as a result of the wide range of law enforcement activities. 

Drug Task Force (DTF)  Grays Harbor County has a multijurisdictional Drug Task Force that is comprised primarily of officers from the Aberdeen Police Department, Hoquiam Police Department and the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office. Requests for public disclosure for documents generated by the Grays Harbor County Drug Task Force can be made using the above form.

Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please contact The Washington State Hotline at 1-800-562-6025 or go to

For information on applying for a job with the Sheriff's Department, please go to the Civil Service Commission link under Departments.