Search for Inmates on the Jail Roster in Cowlitz County Washington. Results: Arrest Records, Mugshot, Charges, Bookings, Offense Dates, Offense Description, Related Incidents, Bail Amount, Warrants, Arrest Location, Incarceration Date, Scheduled Release, Jail Housing Location, Court.

Cowlitz County Sheriff Information

Cowlitz County is located in the south western part of Washington. As of 2010 the population was 102,410 and the county seat is Kelso and the largest city is Longview. The county was formed in April 1854. The names from the Cowlitz Indian term Cow-e-liske meaning capturing the medicine spirit.

Sheriff’s Information

The Sheriff’s Office is set up to provide quality service in law enforcement, civil process, and emergency management. It’s goal is to bring a sense of peace, safety and security to all citizens of Cowiltz County, Washington.

Sheriff’s Office

Mark S. Nelson, Sheriff

312 SW 1st Avenue

Kelso, WA 98626

Phone: 360-577-3092

Fax: 360-1047

Cowlitz County Records/Court Clerk

The Clerk’s office is responsible for keeping the permanent records of all cases filed in the Superior Court. These include felony, civil lawsuits, family law, probates and guardianships, mental or alcohol commitment cases.

Staci L. Myklebust, County Clerk

Hall of Justice 312 SW 1st Ave.

Room 233

Kelso, WA 98626

Phone: 360-577-3016

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Washington Annual Crime Report 2017

2017 Crimes Statistics


Offense Total1,287
# of Cleared offense664
Percent Cleared51.6%
Arrest Total567
Adult Arrest Total492
Juvenile Arrest Total75

County Jail Information

The County Corrections Department provides and manages progressive correction services in an efficient, effective, and socially responsible manner.

The Jail is under the direction of the Corrections Department and has a capacity of 325 residents on the average. The facility also houses Washington State Department of Corrections inmates who violate the terms of their post-conviction supervision agreements.

Inmate accounts are funded through a kiosk available in the jail lobby. You may also deposit funds online at

Deposits to an inmate’s account can also be made over the phone at 1-866-394-0490.

Mail will only be accepted in a plain white envelope and properly addressed including a return address.

Visitation privileges time and location are included on the jail roster for each individual inmate.  The link is:


Martin Fox, Director

1935 First Avenue

Longview, WA 98633

Phone: 350-577-3094


312 SW 1st Ave.

Kelso, WA 98626

Jail Roster Information

The current Cowlitz County Jail Roster contains 254 inmates. The  roster list is alphabetized, and information includes inmate number, booked at time and date, locations, and a link to the victim notification system or VINE. Click on the “more information” link and the inmates visitation hours, bond total, and arresting agency are listed.

Jail Roster Link:

Employment in the Sheriff’s Office

Entry Level applicants go through Pu7blic Safety Testing website for preliminary hiring processes.

Lateral Applicants need to connect on the website and complete and return the applications.

Support Staff is pulled from a list of applicants who have successfully passed the Cowlitz County Civil Service Test.

Employment Link

How to Report a Crime

To report a crime in progress, call 911. You can also submit an anonymous tip to the Sheriff’s Office by using a for obtained on the website at:

Sheriff’s Office Link for reporting crimes:

Law Enforcement Links

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Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office Address

312 SW 1st Avenue Kelso, WA 98626

Phone: (360) 577-3092

Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 2:17pm
Great picture taken of Deputy Aguilar and his partner Kelo on November 14th at the Career Expo. Deputy Aguilar did a great job talking to local 8th-10th graders about what it takes to become a deputy in Cowlitz County.
Friday, November 8th, 2019 at 3:06pm
At the Washington State Patrol District Seven Leadership Meeting on Thursday, Deputy Trevor Wolff was presented with the Life Saving Award for his role in preventing a man from jumping off Deception Pass Bridge while serving in Island County before coming to Cowlitz County.
Monday, November 4th, 2019 at 2:04pm
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's business office will be closed all day on November 11th for Veterans Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports.
Thursday, October 31st, 2019 at 3:19pm
Be sure to watch out for little trick or treaters tonight and have a happy Halloween!
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 at 7:58pm
Deputy Brady Spaulding and his K9 partner Icarus, spent the last 3 days at the Washington State Police Canine Association (WSPCA) fall training seminar in the Bremerton area.
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 at 5:11pm
CCSO, Cowlitz 911, and Cowlitz County Search and Rescue received these cards from Cascade Middle School students. We appreciate the support!
Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 8:31pm
In addition the Sheriff’s Office Medal of Valor was bestowed upon Kalama Sgt. Steve Parker and Officer Jeff Skeie for their heroic actions in coming to the aid of Deputy DeRosier and facilitating his evacuation from the scene of the shooting to awaiting medical aid.
Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 8:31pm
On September 19th, Sheriff Thurman presented a framed memorial drawing of Deputy Justin DeRosier to Kalama Police Chief Ralph Herrera at the Kalama City Council meeting.
Monday, September 16th, 2019 at 1:50pm
FREE car seat checks this Saturday! AND the first 15 families that need a new seat get one for free thanks to local sponsors!
Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 2:03pm
On September 13th before the Kelso High football game, there will be a ceremony honoring Deputy Justin DeRosier. His football jersey will be retired and presented to the DeRosier family and Sheriff Thurman will be presenting the school with a framed sketch of Deputy DeRosier.
Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 2:31pm
Thank you Donna Marsinick with Fallen Blue Quilts for this beautiful quilt!
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 at 5:14pm
Sheriff Brad Thurman is proud to announce the swearing in of our newest deputy, Trevor Wolff! Trevor is coming to us as a lateral deputy from Island County where he worked for the past 4 years.