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WCSO Deputy Arrests His 2,000th Impaired Driver

On Friday, August 21, 2020, Deputy Jason McLaughlin arrested the 2,000th impaired driver of his career. Deputy McLaughlin started with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in 2004 as a Patrol Deputy. During his 16-year tenure, Deputy McLaughlin has been part of the Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team (CART) and the Traffic Safety Unit as the dedicated DUII Enforcement Deputy for seven years. Deputy McLaughlin has been a Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs) Instructor since 2009 and taught at the Department of

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WCSO Deputy Arrests His 2,000th Impaired Driver2020-08-24T15:54:22-07:00


https://youtu.be/D1nm8nw03cI We have been patrolling the waterways of the county and educating the boating public for more than 30 years. We are the only law enforcement agency with a Marine Patrol in the county. The unit patrols Henry Hagg Lake in the rural west end of the county and the Tualatin River that runs through the county. Imagine heading to work on a summer day... on a boat! Not a bad way to serve the community and protect our

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewYDMizIGNo&feature=youtu.be One year ago we opened our new Public Safety Training Center (PSTC). Designed to be comprehensive and holistic in approach, it offers everything today’s deputy needs to train at elite levels.‬ Located off SW Walnut St in Hillsboro, the $20 million, 100k sq-ft PSTC is poised to become the premier law enforcement training facility in the Pacific Northwest.‬   The PSTC offers a multitude of training services under one roof, including a “scenario village” and “scenario jail,” indoor

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TRAIN WITH THE BEST – VIRTUAL TOUR2020-07-16T07:42:02-07:00

Special Team Spotlight: WCSO K9 Team

Ever wonder what it's like to be a member of the Washington County Sheriff's Office K9 Team? In this Special Teams Spotlight, some of our dogs and their canine handlers show you what it takes to be part of this specialized squad of crime fighters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkqA09Y7u0k  

Special Team Spotlight: WCSO K9 Team2020-07-10T10:44:30-07:00

Hiring Continues for Deputy Positions

The next chapter of your story begins today. Apply now to join our team. Now through May 30th you can take the National Testing Network (bit.ly/NTN_Test) virtually while staying safe at home. Be sure to complete your test ASAP so your scores may be considered for the next hiring cycle. Your career in law enforcement can begin now. ‪ Contact our recruitment team to learn more: 503-846-JOIN / 503-846-5646 or joinwcso@co.washington.or.us

Hiring Continues for Deputy Positions2020-05-15T09:32:14-07:00

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office Serves the Entire County

City, county, rural, or urban... no matter where you live or work in Washington County, the Sheriff's Office serves everyone! Find out how our agency serves the community in this video highlighting our county-wide services. Ready to #JoinWCSO? A career with WCSO offers a wide variety of opportunities for assignments, begin your career today!

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office Serves the Entire County2020-05-13T07:58:29-07:00

Explorer Post 877 Training Exercise

Our newest recruit class of WCSO Explorer Post 877 participated in field training exercises to prepare for their role as Explorers. All new recruits attend the Sheriff's Office Explorer Academy, a 12 day training hosted in a collaborative effort with the Tillamook and Clatsop County Sheriff's Offices. After the academy, our members enjoy training throughout the year during regular meetings on weekday evenings and during some weekends. Training, like Search and Rescue in general, takes place in any weather. This program is

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Explorer Post 877 Training Exercise2019-12-09T13:16:39-08:00