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  • Community Corrections is charged with the responsibility to safeguard the public from further victimization through classified supervision monitoring levels of persons convicted of crime(s). Offender accountability is maximized through various local agency involvement / programming and closed custody sanctioning. As of July 1, 2000, community service work programs serving offenders are governed by Community Corrections. Various fines and fees are collected from offenders supervised by Community Corrections.


  • After holding the last of nine public hearings, the Polk County Board of Commissioners has unanimously voted to place a five-year Public Safety local option tax of up to $0.45/$1,000 assessed value on the May 19, 2015 ballot.

    If approved, the levy would restore 22 employees to Polk County Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office, and provide more resources to the Juvenile and Community Corrections departments.

  • Most Wanted Offenders are those who have willfully absconded their supervision and a warrant has been issued for their arrest.

  • The majority of registered sex offenders in Polk County ARE NOT included in our Sex Offender Community Notification web page. Only "predatory" sex offenders are listed on the web page. These offenders are also listed on the OSP Sex Offender website.

    According to Oregon law, any person who has been convicted of any of the following crimes may be designated as "predatory:"