San Juan county has more shoreline than any other county in the state. The Sheriff's
Office has the dual responsibility for Law Enforcement on both land and on water.
The San Juan County Sheriff's Office has a State Certified Boating Program.
The Sheriff's Office utilizes four vessels for patrol, SAR, prisoner transportation
and other departmental business. Deputies are certified through a 40-hour Law Enforcement
Boating Officers Course co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Training Center and
Washington State Parks and Recreation.