Welcome, it is my honor to serve as your Multnomah County Sheriff! Our agency is dedicated to providing exemplary public safety services to everyone in Multnomah County.
It’s our privilege to provide a wide range of services including policing, jail operations, search and rescue, river patrol and civil processes.
We understand that community trust is the foundation of our agency and we value the positive relationship we have with the diverse communities we serve. By treating everyone with dignity and respect we enhance the safety and wellbeing of all community members.
The Concealed Handgun Unit administers and manages all aspects of applying for and the issuance of concealed carry licenses. The Unit is responsible for investigating applicants and issuing concealed handgun licenses to those who meet the legal standards set by the ORS.
The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office operates two corrections facilities, the Multnomah County Detention Center, located inside the Justice Center in Downtown Portland, and Inverness Jail, located in Northeast Portland. The Detention Center also serves as the county’s booking and release location.
The purpose of these public safety missions is to create a safe environment for riders & TriMet members, address behavioral issues on the transit system & prevent crime through deterrence &... 12 Likes 1 Retweets
Deputies arrest the shooting suspect, a 41-year old man, after he returned to the crime scene in Fairview this morning. He will be booked into the Multnomah County jail. The homicide investigation is... 12 Likes
Car break-ins happen in the Gorge year-round. As you are out exploring this fall, make sure to remove valuables and never leave any items visible in the car, park in a well-lit, highly trafficked loca... 25 Likes 3 Retweets
Not the best way to start the week for this car owner! When a deputy called them, they were surprised to learn their car wasn't parked outside their home. Patrol & Dive Team responded to the Sandy... 36 Likes 4 Retweets
It’s National Seat Check Saturday! If you have a child under 12, take some time today to evaluate if they are in the correct car seat. Learn more here by following the link: https://t.co/hxtTY7uzdI ht... 4 Likes 1 Retweets
We are now providing an online, non-emergency crime reporting tool. This is an alternative way for community members to file a police report online without having to call the non-emergency phone numbe... 43 Likes 9 Retweets
Senate Bill 111This video was created as a result of the SB111 Planning Authority. It was presented to a recent citizen outreach group in Gresham, Oregon and has been used to train local law enforcement.