We are committed to creating safe and thriving communities for everyone. We provide corrections, civil and public safety services to the most populous county in the state of Oregon. We serve four contract cities: Fairview, Maywood Park, Troutdale and Wood Village, and unincorporated areas, such as Sauvie Island and the Columbia River Gorge, and are responsible for keeping more than 100 miles of waterways safe.
MCSO operates two corrections facilities, is a northwest hub for secure transportation and ensures safe operations at many county buildings.
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.
Thank you to everyone who donated to our Fill the Cruiser Toy Drive. We are in awe of your generosity. There is still time to give a gift to east county kids! You can drop off donations at the city ha... 24 Likes 4 Retweets
Multnomah County Transportation is closing Upper Larch Mountain Road tomorrow (Nov. 27), near milepost 10, for the winter season. The road will reopen next spring. The snow gate (MP10) is at an elevat... 51 Likes 8 Retweets
Our River Patrol Unit and the @Boat_Oregon are partnering to get abandoned and derelict boats removed from the Willamette River. This project is possible through American Rescue Plan Act funding and,... 59 Likes 9 Retweets
*PLEASE SHARE* Scammers are back at it… posing as MCSO deputies and sergeants! Often the caller will ask you to pay for a “fine” with a gift card. THIS IS A SCAM. We want to remind everyone that M... 24 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.