The Washington County Special Projects Division oversees both the Court Security Unit and the Water, Parks and Trails Unit.
Licensed deputies assigned to the Court Security Unit provide security to the 10th Judicial District-Washington County Court through enforcement of courtroom decorum and orders of the court. The unit operates out of the Washington County Courthouse, 14949 62nd St N, Stillwater, MN 55082.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for all law enforcement on the many rivers, lakes, parks and trails that grace Washington County’s landscape. The Sheriff’s Office Water, Parks and Trails Unit uses a variety of equipment to assist in patrol and enforcement, including: boats, ATVs, drones, snowmobiles and bicycles.
The Sheriff’s Office also has a highly trained volunteer Water Recovery Team ready to assist when disaster strikes on the waterways.