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Special Operations Division Commander

Chief Deputy Ryan Rectenwald

509-754-2011 ext. 2017

Det. Kim Cook
Det. Kyle Cox 
Det. John Wallace
Det. Ryan Green


The Major Crimes Unit is responsible for investigating all homicides, suicides and suspicious deaths within Grant County and our contract cities. The Unit also investigates aggravated assaults, armed robberies, sexual assaults, kidnappings, terrorist threats and financial crimes.
The types of crimes this unit investigates can be traumatic and life-altering for the victim, victim’s family and loved ones. The Grant County Major Crimes Unit is devoted to these individuals and investigates each case thoroughly and in a timely manner to help bring closure to the people involved.

The mission of the Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit is to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Grant County by arresting and convicting the dangerous felons responsible for these heinous crimes.  Focusing on violent offenders, the Unit will use a multi-jurisdictional approach in cooperation with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to bring investigations to a successful conclusion. Detectives will work to fulfill the mission of the Major Crimes Unit in a way that inspires the public's trust and confidence.


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