Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
"A safe and thriving community for everyone”
Without exception, employees of this agency will protect the rights of citizens and adhere to the following values and principles:
After winning the general election later that year, Reese was officially sworn-in as the 40th Multnomah County Sheriff. “As your Sheriff, I will do my very best to lead this agency through difficult challenges ahead, and to provide exceptional service to the citizens of Multnomah County,” Sheriff Reese said at the swear-in ceremony.
Sheriff Reese believes public safety is a time-honored profession, one that is aligned with community values, adopts and adheres to systems of accountability and furthers community trust. He is committed to building trust in the Sheriff’s Office, improving County-wide public safety and public health issues, such as gun violence, substance abuse, creating a more equitable and fair criminal justice system while reducing incarceration and recidivism rates and addressing their root causes.
Reese graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelors in Science in Psychology and later an Executive Master of Public Administration. Reese lives in Portland, and is a marathoner, musician and is an avid sailor. Reese is married and a father to three daughters.