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MEET
YOUR
SHERIFFS

Learn more about the current 36 elected sheriffs in Oregon and the counties they serve.

Click on a county to highlighted it and see that the sheriff's biography along other information.

Jefferson County

(541) 475-6520
(541) 475-3847
675 NW Cherry Lane, Madras, OR 97741

Sheriff Jim Adkins

Sheriff Jim Adkins was Appointed May 26, 2010. He was elected to the Office of Sheriff November, 2010. Previous positions held with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were Marine Deputy, Corrections Deputy, Patrol Deputy, Patrol Sergeant, Narcotics Detective (Lt), and Undersheriff prior to becoming Sheriff. From 1985-1986, Sheriff Adkins was in the United States Army.

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