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Ron Krebs was sworn in as the 18th Sheriff of San Juan County on January 1st 2015, He is a third generation islander to San Juan Island. Having strong family ties to the islands, he came to work for the Sheriff’s Office in 2007. 

Ron has 8 years of law enforcement experience and over 10 years of managerial experience from the private sector. He brings a strong sense of community oriented policing based upon forging strong community relationships as well as building and promoting his people within the Sheriff’s Office.

Undersheriff Brent Johnson was appointed second in command of the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office on January 1, 2015.  Brent brings forty-two years of law enforcement experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

Brent’s career started in the US Air Force and continued with the Albuquerque Police Department. After a varied career with APD he retired and started working for the University of Washington Police Department. He was given the opportunity to become the Lead Detective for the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office in 2002. 

This position allowed Brent and his wife to raise their daughter in San Juan County’s supportive and unique community.