Volunteer Services

Our Volunteer Programs are currently suspended due to COVID-19.
Please check back for updates. Thank you.


The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office offers a variety of ways for citizens of Whatcom County to serve their community by volunteering to support Sheriff's Office missions. Please contact our volunteer services coordinator at 360-778-6709 or via email for more information on:

  • Chaplaincy
  • Citizens On Patrol

In addition, please see the below links for other volunteer opportunities.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Please visit the Division of Emergency Management for more information.

Search & Rescue

Learn more at the Whatcom County Search and Rescue website.

Contact Us


  1. Bureau of Civil and Support Services

    Whatcom County Sheriff's Office


    Public Safety Building

    311 Grand Avenue

    Bellingham, WA 98225



    Administration

    Monday - Friday


    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    (p) 360-778-6600
    (f)  360-778-6601

    Email



    Records Division


    Monday - Friday

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    (p) 360-778-6670
    (f)  360-778-6601

    Email



    Civil Division


    Monday - Friday

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    (p) 360-778-6600
    (f)  360-778-6601

    Email