About Us

The Benton County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Corrections provides incarceration and alternative program services to all law enforcement jurisdictions within Benton County (Kennewick, Richland, West Richland, Prosser and Benton City). In addition, the jail provides contract services to other agencies throughout the state. The jail is part of the Benton County Justice Center complex, located at 7122 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick, WA
 
The new jail facility opened to inmates on April 1, 2003 with 561 beds. With the renovation of the old jail facility, the connected facilities now provide the capacity to house over 800 inmates. Daily in-custody population averages around 600 inmates.
 
The Bureau of Corrections consists of three divisions:

  • The Operations Division is responsible for all inmates in custody.
  • The Support Services Division is responsible for all support services, contract services and alternative programs within the jail.
  • The Medical Division is responsible for all inmate medical needs, to include medical billing, sick call appointments and medication distribution.  The Benton County Bureau of Corrections Medical Division also contracts with a licensed doctor to oversee the more serious medical needs of the inmates housed within the facility.

Vision Statement

We, the Benton County Sheriff's Office, are committed to providing the highest quality law enforcement services

to the people who live, work and visit our County. Our citizens will recognize the Benton County Sheriff's Office as a progressive leader and trusted community partner with a solid reputation for respecting and protecting individual rights while aggressively pursuing criminals and enforcing the law.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Benton County Sheriff's Office is to safeguard life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and detect crime, enforce the law, and protect the rights of all citizens.  All members of the Benton County Sheriff's Office are committed to working in partnership with our community, to identify and resolve issues that impact public safety.

       
       
       

       
      Benton County    620 Market Street    Prosser, Washington 99350
      Phone: (509) 786-5710 or (509) 783-1310
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