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Your Sheriff's Office and the Washington County Jail are amazing operations -- and we want you to learn about them! 



Clearly, we believe that kids do not belong in a jail, so the tours normally stay focused on patrol, evidence, and checking out special teams vehicles.  To request a tour for your community youth group or scout pack, please contact our Patrol Division at (503) 846-2784.


Parents, Business People, and Other Community Groups or Individuals

For adults and older students, there is a wide variety of ways to learn more.  Please check out these opportunities.  Most are open to anyone 18 years and older with a brief background check: