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    I would like to welcome the citizens of Polk County and others around the world to our website. We invite you to take a virtual tour of the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

    The mission of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is to “Demonstrate leadership in our community by providing effective law enforcement services in which we promote, preserve and deliver safety, security and enhanced livability to those we serve”.

    Please feel free to let us know how we can improve our service and better serve our community. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

    Sheriff Bob Wolfe



  • Polk County Oregon Official Website

    I want to thank the citizens and voters of Polk County as I announce my retirement, effective December 31, 2015, for the support and belief you have had in me as your Sheriff. While it has been a wonderful journey and I have valued the trust you have placed on me, it now comes time for my wife Gail and I to begin enjoying more time with our children and grandchildren. After carrying the badge for nearly 39 years, and 16 of those years as your Sheriff I can tell you it is bitter sweet to announce my retirement.  However, Gail will retire on the same day after 27 years working at Western Oregon University, it is now time for us to begin enjoying more time together.

  • Polk County Resolution 15-6 affirms the County's support of the Second Amendment, which grants the right to bear arms.  

  • Along with other Oregon Sheriffs, Polk County Sheriff Wolfe has made a statement regarding Senate Bill 941. 

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    ASPCA Provides Grant Funding to Polk County for it's Efforts in Rescuing and Re-Homing Over 90 Animals

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the ASPCA for their help with an animal neglect case that the Sheriff's Office began investigating back in February.  The ASPCA awarded the Sheriff's Office with a $10,000 grant to help care for these animals, which all now have been placed in permanent homes.

  • Seeking Public's Help with a 1996 Cold Case Homicide

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office are requesting the public's help in identifying the skeletal remains of a female that was found in the hills overlooking the Mill Creek area of rural Polk County on September 1, 1996.

  • Polk County Search and Rescue members located a missing man at approximately noon today after the man spent the night in the coast range mountains about 15 miles NW of Corvallis.