Sheriff

Yamhill County

Tim Svenson grew up in Clatskanie, Oregon. He attended Western Oregon University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Law Enforcement and studied Public Policy and Administration. He was hired with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office as an intern in June of 1999 and hired full time as a Deputy in January of 2000. …

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Wheeler County

Hired by the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office in July of 1990, Mike Smith began as a reserve deputy. He was also a patrol deputy and a resident patrol deputy during his time with the Sheriff’s Office. In July of 2001, he was hired by the Forest Grove Police Department, working in patrol and was a …

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Washington County

Sheriff Pat Garrett became the 32nd Sheriff of Washington County on November 30, 2011. His career with Washington County began 24 years earlier when he was hired as a Patrol Recruit Deputy in 1988. He has advanced through every rank in the Patrol Division, served on the Tactical Negotiations Team (SWAT), and as interim Jail …

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Wasco County

Sheriff Magill was appointed and took office on May 1, 2016, when Sheriff Rick Eiesland retired. Lane Magill grew up on a wheat and cattle ranch in Wamic, Oregon. He attended the Wamic grade school and then moved to Dufur and attended the Dufur High School. Shortly after graduating from high school, Lane married Sheri, …

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Umatilla County

Terry Rowan has 23 years of law enforcement experience all in Umatilla County, with service as a dispatcher/control room operator, corrections officer, transport officer, civil deputy, criminal patrol deputy, and criminal investigator. He worked with the Hermiston Police Department as a Police Officer, Detective and Agency Leader. Terry has served on the Major Crimes team …

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Sherman County

Sherman County Sheriff Brad Lohrey grew up and attended school in Sherman County while his father, Gerald Lohrey, was the Sherman County Sheriff. After graduating from high school, Brad moved to Bend, Oregon and attended college. While in college and working for UPS, he became a reserve police officer for the City of Sisters and …

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Polk County

In November 2015, Sheriff Garton was humbly appointed to the office of Sheriff and just one year later, he was elected to his first term in office as the 37th Polk County Sheriff and also the youngest Sheriff in Oregon. Mark met his wife Stefanie, while in High School. They later married and have been …

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