COVID-19 Related Service Modifications The Pierce County Jail is awaiting guidance from the CDC on next steps for correctional facilities. Visitations are still restricted and the public reception desk remains closed. Family and friends of inmates can continue to post money on inmates’ accounts online at www.touchpaydirect.com or by phone at 1-866-232-1899.
The mission of the Pierce County Sheriff's Department is to protect life and property, uphold rights, and work in partnership to build strong, safe communities.
Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Courage and Compassion
Welcome From the Sheriff
I am pleased to welcome you to the website of the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. We have been responsible for public safety in Pierce County since 1853. Today we are the second largest sheriff's agency in Washington State serving over 875,000 residents county wide including over 400,000 who reside in unincorporated county areas.