Skip to Main Content

Sheriff's Office Home

  • Polk County Oregon Sheriff's Office Official Patch


    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 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. 

  • Polk County Oregon Official Website

    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.

  • On May 20, 2014, the passage of a Jail Levy by the citizen of Columbia County to maintain operation of their county jail had a negative impact on Polk County.  Sheriff Bob Wolfe stated, "We budgeted money from Columbia County renting jail beds to keep from laying off additional employees at Polk County, now I must make additional reductions to the patrol division."