Ready for a rewarding career path with great benefits and an exceptional team? Consider joining the Washington County Sheriff's Office as a Jail Service Technician (JST). JSTs play a vital role in the operation of the jail, supporting deputies and ensuring the smooth functioning of the facility. From booking in new arrests to controlling doors and equipment, JSTs are involved in a variety of critical tasks. If you're ready to make a difference and take the next step in your
Exciting news for the City of Cornelius! Lieutenant James Coley has been named as the new Chief of Police, and began his role on July 1, 2023. With 32 years of experience in public service, including serving in the Army and Air Force, Lieutenant Coley brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the position. We thank Cornelius Police Chief Bob Ray for his service and look forward to Chief Coley continuing the strong community leadership established by prior chiefs.
Check out the Sheriff's Office 2022 Annual Report! Our annual report is now accessible, giving you an in-depth look into the outstanding work carried out by our devoted team. Explore the various initiatives, programs, and activities that have defined our unwavering dedication to serving and safeguarding our community. Gain valuable insight into the impact we've made throughout the year. Don't miss the chance to discover how we're making a difference in our community. Access our annual report today! ➡ www.wcsoannualreport.com
Join our team! The Senior Information Systems Analyst coordinates and provides a variety of advanced-level professional data analysis and manages complex projects to support Sheriff's Office business functions. In this role, you will perform a variety of coding and programming tasks on various platforms, manage complex application development projects, and design specifications for comprehensive system software. This position facilitates the needs of users from multiple County departments, resolves conflicts from varied user needs, and presents the design and implementation plans.
On September 28th, Recruitment Team members Deputies Tori Amundson and Steven Asla attended the Southern Oregon Trades Career Expo (SOTCE) in Canyonville. This was a unique opportunity for us to share about our agency and what type of career opportunities we have to offer. This was a first for our team to travel this far south in-state. It is still too early to tell what kind of impact they made but, this event was very well attended, and our team
Media Release: WCSO Lieutenant Bob Ray Sworn-In as New Cornelius Police Chief On January 4, 2021, the Cornelius City Council, in partnership with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, named Lieutenant Bob Ray the new Chief of Police for the city. Chief Ray has nearly 23 years of experience in law enforcement, serving most of that time in leadership positions. In addition to his many years as a Patrol Sergeant, Chief Ray was the Public Information Officer for the Washington County
Deputy Meg Just was recently recognized by OSSA with a Lifesaving Award for her heroic actions to help a young gunshot victim. On September 27, 2020, deputies were dispatched to a reported assault with a weapon in an unincorporated area of Washington County just before midnight. It was reported that a 17-year-old male had been shot multiple times. When Deputy Meg Just arrived, she observed two individuals supporting the victim by sitting him upright on the hood of a car
Despite a childhood marked with adversity and loss, Jail Deputy Daniel Guzman pushed himself out of his comfort zone and pursued a career in law enforcement, finally realizing his childhood dream. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Deputy Guzman moved to Oregon with his parents and older brother at the age of two. Guzman credits his family for who he is – family struggles during his childhood helped shape his close bond with his parents and brother, as well as later with
Driven by a desire to provide assistance, resources and closure to those asking for help, Deputy Arnoldo Cornejo proudly serves the communities of Washington County in our Patrol Division. His family is originally from the states of Michoacán and Guanajuato, Mexico. Speaking Spanish and understanding the culture allow Deputy Cornejo to use his skills to connect with other Spanish speakers in the community. Deputy Cornejo is motivated by great co-workers who he can rely on to help with questions,
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