Washington County Sheriff, Oregon


The Washington County Sheriff's Office is proud to celebrate 175 years of honorary service to our community here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. In 1843, Joseph Meek started the office of Sheriff in our area and became the first Sheriff even before Oregon was a state. Today, Sheriff Pat Garrett serves as the 32nd Sheriff of Washington County.

We have always been a pioneer and leader for public safety. We recognize and respect our unique and diverse communities. We go above and beyond to ensure the safety and well-being of all through fairness and justice. We are the Washington County Sheriff's Office and we look forward to serving our community for the next 175 years, and beyond.
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Beginning January 1, 2018, neighborhoods within the Enhanced Sheriff's Patrol District (ESPD) will benefit from enhanced county ordinances designed to help resolve livability issues. These include changes to the existing Towing and Parking Ordinance and the existing Chronic Nuisance Ordinance. Not sure if you live in the ESPD? Please visit Who Patrols My Neighborhood and enter your address to find out. Our Code Enforcement page includes a summary of the upcoming changes.

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