The mission of the Oregon State Sheriffs' Association is to promote, protect, preserve, enhance and
support the office of Sheriff as conservator of the peace in providing public safety services to the
citizens of Oregon.
What Oregon Sheriffs Do:
- Respond to citizens in need
- Enforce Oregon's laws
- Operate County Jails
- Process, Serve and Enforce Judicial Civil Notice and Orders
- Investigate Crime
- Manage 18 of Oregon's Parole and Probation Offices
- Provide Search and Rescue Services
- Provide Court Security
- Administer Oregon Concealed Handgun Licensing Program
Join your Sheriff
in the fight against crime
by becoming an OSSA member today.
OSSA’s Financial Reports are available for review upon contacting OSSA at 503-364-4204.
Message from OSSA Past President,|
Marion County Sheriff Jason Myers
December, 2013 -- When I wrap up a project, a task, an event, I (like many others)
often take time to reflect on how things went. I make
mental notes of what worked well and what could have
been done better. This is my final message as the President
of the Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association, so I feel it’s pertinent
to reflect on the past year. Read more.
OSSA General Manager, Darrell Fuller|
December, 2013 -- A Reserve Oregon City Police Officer was shot on November 3,
2013, dying later from his injuries. A tragic event that happens far
too often in the United States (every 53 minutes, apparently). Read more.
Sheriff of the Year|
Sheriff Jason Myers, Marion County
of this award
is selected by the
OSSA Awards Committee,
based upon their
assessment of the participation
and contributions toward
our objectives and efforts in the
current year, which are made by
member sheriffs. This award signifies
exemplary service, beyond
merely committee chairmanship,
for example. It is not mandatory
that this award be issued every
year, if in the view of the nominating
committee it is not clearly
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