We are committed to creating safe and thriving communities for everyone. We provide corrections, civil and public safety services to the most populous county in the state of Oregon. We serve four contract cities: Fairview, Maywood Park, Troutdale and Wood Village, and unincorporated areas, such as Sauvie Island and the Columbia River Gorge, and are responsible for keeping more than 100 miles of waterways safe.
MCSO operates two corrections facilities, is a northwest hub for secure transportation and ensures safe operations at many county buildings.
The Concealed Handgun Unit administers and manages all aspects of applying for and the issuance of concealed carry licenses. The Unit is responsible for investigating applicants and issuing concealed handgun licenses to those who meet the legal standards set by the ORS.
The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office operates two corrections facilities, the Multnomah County Detention Center, located inside the Justice Center in Downtown Portland, and Inverness Jail, located in Northeast Portland. The Detention Center also serves as the county’s booking and release location.
Throughout the spring and summer, patrol deputies have performed speed enforcement missions in east Multnomah County. Our goal is to make roads safer by impacting driving behavior, and remind motorist... 12 Likes
.@MCSOSAR is looking for dedicated, highly motivated volunteers that are at least 14 years old to join the team. Attend an orientation meeting Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. to learn more about the team, their pr... 4 Likes 1 Retweets
Natural disasters don’t wait for a convenient time. Preparing for them shouldn’t wait either. Start today by signing up for alerts from local public safety agencies, safe-guarding important documents,... 4 Likes 1 Retweets
.@MCSOSAR is looking for dedicated, highly motivated volunteers that are at least 14 years old to join the team. Attend an orientation meeting on 9/13 or 9/20 at 7 p.m. to learn more about the team, t... 14 Likes 2 Retweets
It’s not often a student returns to thank their school resource officer. Tyler Martichuski credits Multnomah County Sheriff’s Deputy Nick Thompson for helping him overcome obstacles in high school. ... 54 Likes 8 Retweets
Car seats save lives. It’s a fact: In passenger cars, car seats reduce the risk of fatal injury by 71% for infants and by 54% for toddlers. NHTSA provides helpful resources online to make child passen... 9 Likes 1 Retweets
Senate Bill 111This video was created as a result of the SB111 Planning Authority. It was presented to a recent citizen outreach group in Gresham, Oregon and has been used to train local law enforcement.