Benton County Sheriff’s Office limiting public contact amid coronavirus concerns

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BENTON COUNTY, Wash.– The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is limiting contact with all non-emergency calls and office communication starting Tuesday, March 17th to help prevent coronavirus spreading.

The Sheriff’s Office will take phone calls through dispatch; suspending fingerprinting until April 1st, and not taking or giving out licenses until further notice.

The lobby will be open for regular hours, but any person-to person transactions like records requests will be limited to online submissions.

Record Requests should be submitted electronically to