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Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office

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A safe and thriving community for everyone


The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is committed to creating safe and thriving communities for everyone. The impact of MCSO is immense, providing corrections, civil and public safety services to the most populous county in the state of Oregon. MCSO serves four contract cities: Fairview, Maywood Park, Troutdale and Wood Village, and unincorporated areas, such as Sauvie Island and the Columbia River Gorge, and is responsible for keeping more than 100 miles of waterways safe.

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Nicole Morrisey O’Donnell

Meet Nicole Morrisey O’Donnell

Sheriff Nicole Morrisey O’Donnell has been dedicated to public safety service since she began her career with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office in 1996. Throughout her more than 25 years of service, her desire to learn every aspect of public safety has propelled her through the ranks of deputy, lieutenant, captain, chief deputy, and undersheriff. In addition, she is one of the few Sheriff's Office members who hold dual certification in police and corrections. As Multnomah County’s 41st Sheriff, Nicole is the first woman to hold this highest rank.

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Recent Press Releases

A man is in custody, facing attempted murder among other charges, after pushing a TriMet rider into the path of an oncoming MAX train.


On Thursday, May 9, 2024, at approximately 11:45 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Mt. Hood Medical Center where a critically injured victim arrived for medical treatment after being shot.


Multnomah County Sheriff Nicole Morrisey O’Donnell swore in the agency's new comfort dog, Burton.


On Sunday, May 19, 2024, at approximately 4:20 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call that a hiker had fallen from a cliff west of the Horsetail Falls trailhead.


The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Detective Unit is investigating an overnight shooting in Troutdale that left one person injured.


Work With Us

We are currently hiring Corrections Deputies and Deputy Sheriffs.
Are you ready for a new career? Join our team at the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office.

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