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Category Archives: Press Release

MCSO Notice of Office Closure

NOTICE OF OFFICE CLOSURE The Sheriff’s business office in Shelton will be CLOSED ON 12/15/17 FROM 12:00 NOON TO 2:00 PM. Please plan accordingly. Our apologies for any inconvenience.

Sheriff Salisbury Works to Resolve 2018 Budget Shortfall

On November 1st, 2017, Sheriff Salisbury and his leadership team met with the BOCC for the regularly scheduled budget workshop.  During the meeting there were several ideas discussed about possible methods by which the budget shortfall could be addressed so that the county would not have to lay off any more critical county employees.  Last […]

Community Continues to Fund K-9 Program

Sheriff Casey Salisbury hosted speaker, Scot Thomasson, Founder and CEO of Thomasson Global Consultants, and co-founder of Thomasson Dacus LLC, at the monthly Sheriff’s Breakfast held at the Little Creek Casino.  Sheriff Salisbury also presented plaques to Bert Fischer representing Our Community Credit Union and Kevin Swett for their support of the Mason County Sheriff’s […]

MCSO 2018 Budget Narrative sent to BOCC

To:       Mason County Board of County Commissioners  From:    Sheriff Casey Salisbury Date:   10/13/2017 RE:      2018 Budget Narrative                     2018 Budget Narrative Mason County Sheriff’s Office Mission Statement “The Mason County Sheriff’s Office will be leaders in our community by providing the best law enforcement services possible.” Background and Recommendation             On September 26, 2017, […]

Jail Population Cap Justification and Explanation

The jail has 74 general population male inmate beds and 20 female beds for a total of 94. This does not include the 18 beds for the Alternative Sentencing program. The jail was originally built and designed for 48 prisoners. Throughout the years, additional bunks were added and remodels occurred resulting in the current bed […]

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Chief Ehrich Receives “Professional Finance Officer Award”……Again!

Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury and all his staff wish to congratulate Chief Theresia Ehrich for earning the "Professional Finance Officer Award" for the State of Washington from the Washington Finance Officers Association.  According to the letter sent to the BOCC on July 5, 2017, "This annual award requires ongoing educational and professional excellence on […]

Responsible LE Strategies to Budget Cuts in Mason County

Sheriff Salisbury would like to update our citizens on the 2017 budget crisis in Mason County and how it will affect the Sheriff’s Office and public safety here at home. To recap what has happened to this point: June 27, 2017 – BOCC publishes 2017 Budget Reductions June 28, 2017 – Budget Reductions are emailed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]