Washington County Sheriff, Oregon



Due to the current recommendations from the Oregon Health Authority and the Washington County Health and Human Services Department, along with considerations for the safety of our staff and community, some Sheriff's Office services and events have been canceled or changed. We will continue to update information as the situation evolves. Because this situation continues to evolve quickly, please check back periodically to see updated procedures.

For the safety of adults in custody and staff, Jail social visiting remains closed. For information on video visiting, please visit here.

Criminal Records Lobby will be open for regular business hours.

  • Only one person will be allowed in the Records lobby at a time and line will be established in the main lobby.
  • Public is required to sanitize hands and wear a face covering.
  • Staff will be required to wear gloves and face covering when providing services.

Civil and Concealed Handgun License will open for regular business hours with services listed below.

  • Resume statutory requirements on Concealed Handgun Licenses (CHL).
  • Accept in-person civil documents.
  • Take in drop off Alarm Permit Applications.
  • Appointments are required for both fingerprinting and CHL.
  • Resume CHL and employment fingerprinting.
  • Continue CHL renewals by mail only.
  • Public will be required to sanitize hands and wear face covering when providing services.
  • Staff will be required to wear gloves and face covering when providing services.

East Precinct Lobby hours will be open for regular business hours with the below listed services.

  • General inquiries.
  • Releasing reports.

Updated information about other services and programs are listed below.

  • Jail job shadow/patrol ride along programs are limited to individuals currently in the hiring process. Applicants will be contacted by our Recruitment Team to schedule as required.
  • Search and Rescue - applicant information sessions have been canceled. Applications for future explorers can be found here.
  • Power Curve Self Defense update.
  • Fingerprinting services - no fingerprinting available at East or Bethany.
  • Investigations lobby remains closed.
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JOIN WCSO TODAY: We are hiring entry-level and lateral law enforcement officers four times per year; the remaining dates for 2020 are August 30, and November 20. For more information on deputy recruitment visit JoinWCSO.com

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