Island County Sheriff
Prior to his career with the Island County Sheriff’s Office, Rick, a Navy veteran, served 4 years at NASWI Security Police to include Patrol Officer, Watch Commander, and S.W.A.T. team member. Rick also served as a Reserve Officer with the Oak Harbor Police Department.
Rick Felici has been with the Island County Sheriff’s Office for 24 years. He has served as a Patrol Deputy, Major Crimes Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant and in 2015 appointed as the Chief Criminal Deputy.
The Chief Criminal Deputy is the second in Command in the Sheriff’s Office. In this position, Rick is responsible for the leadership and management of patrol, investigations and animal control divisions. He is also responsible for budgeting, training, as well as the hiring of all criminal division employees.