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BOCC Cuts Deep Into Public Safety

Sheriff Salisbury would again like to thank our community for expressing its support and concerns about public safety.   The sheriff's office had worked to cut over $717,000 from our budget that would not have resulted in a reduction in personnel from currently filled positions. In spite of your clear message to the BOCC that public safety […]

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Cuts to Public Safety Not Necessary

On July 10, 2017, in an open meeting about the 2018 budget instructions, Commissioner Neatherlin suggested that Sheriff Salisbury is able to choose where he makes budget cuts and that there is no need to cut deputies’ positions.  What Commissioner Neatherlin did not mention is that: The commission only provided the MCSO with 10 working […]

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Sheriff’s Office Needs Your Help

Sheriff Salisbury and the MCSO need your help!  If you think public safety should be a priority in Mason County, please plan to attend the very important upcoming commission meetings to express your concerns. Tuesday, July 11th at 9:00am: If you are willing to express your concerns about the drastic cuts to public safety, you […]

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BOCC Directed Budget Reductions

Mason County Board of County Commissioners levies cuts that greatly diminish our ability to provide public safety to Mason County residents. The cost of law enforcement in the 21st century is high and continues to increase year-after-year.  Training mandates, liability, and attacks on law enforcement continue to increase.  The sheriff is required to manage the […]

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A look inside your sheriff’s office: Article 2: Leadership Training and Qualifications

For a law enforcement agency, selecting the right people for leadership positions is critically important.  First-level supervisors in the patrol and corrections divisions are relied upon to make mission critical decisions in low-frequency, high-risk, and high-liability events on a regular basis. Leaders in command positions perform a wide array of duties that require special skills […]

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Reimbursement for MCSO Activities

Topic: In a recent Civil Service Meeting, two engaged citizens, Mr. Steve VanDenover and Mr. Jack Miles, suggested that the MCSO might be able to recover funds through the Department of Emergency Management for the response to the recent report of an Active Shooter at Hawkins Middle School.  Sgt. Trevor Severance, an MCSO expert in […]

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A Look Inside Your Sheriff’s Office – A New Blotter Series

Sheriff Salisbury is excited to announce that the Mason County Sheriff’s Office is launching an education series titled “A Look Inside Your Sheriff’s Office.”  In this series of articles, which will be released through the “Blotter” page on the MCSO website, we will provide an inside glimpse into the inner-workings of your sheriff’s office.  Have […]

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SHERIFF ISSUES SCAM ALERT FOR MASON COUNTY AREA

Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two styles of scams currently affecting Mason County-area residents. Both methods are designed to frighten or intimidate the victim into purchasing pre-paid cards or using wire transfers to send money to the scammer.   One method is the kidnapping scam. Mason and Thurston County-area residents are receiving calls from […]

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SHERIFF SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP WITH HOME INTRUDER CASE – PHOTOS ATTACHED

  Mason County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying possible additional victims in the Home Intruder case. Attached are three photos depicting the feet and bedding of possible additional victims. If you believe you know the subject of one of these photos, please contact Detective Liles of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Home Intruder Suspect Arrested – Joint SPD & MCSO Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SUSPECT ARRESTED April 28, 2017 Shelton, WA – Early Thursday morning (April 20, 2017), a female Shelton resident awoke to see an unknown male intruder in her bedroom. When she alerted her boyfriend, who was sleeping next to her, the suspect fled. The victim immediately called 911 to report the incident […]

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