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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

     

Headlines

  • 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."

  • Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe announced the loss of another patrol deputy from his already stretched resources.  Deputy Casey Gibson was temporarily hired last year to help out with budget reductions has accepted a position with the Monmouth Police Department starting May 1, 2014.

  • Polk County Oregon Official Website

    Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe announced additional reductions in patrol hours from 20 hours a day to 10 hours a day due to budget and staffing reductions. "My overtime budget is less than 6% for the remainder of this budget cycle which ends in June, and I have received notification from another deputy who has accepted a conditional job offer, making this the fourth deputy to leave in the last two months," stated Sheriff Bob Wolfe. 

  • Polk County Sheriff's Office continues to see staffing reductions through resignations as lay-offs are pending this coming July. On February 28, Deputy Rick Bojorquez, a 22 year veteran of the Polk County Sheriff's Office, announced his resignation, effective March 11, 2014. Deputy Bojorquez started in August of 1991 as a corrections deputy and became a patrol deputy in December of 1993.