Yamhill County Sheriff's Office

UPDATED OCTOBER 9, 2018 - We have opened a recruitment for one or more Records Clerks. These are non-certified clerical positions assigned to either the Operations Division or the Corrections Division of the Sheriff’s Office at the discretion of the Sheriff. The positions perform a variety of criminal justice records functions including entering records data, compiling statistics, and responding to requests for criminal justice records in accordance with federal, state, and local policies and procedures. May be required to work varied shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. First review of applications will be October 26th, so get your County HR application in today!

UPDATED OCTOBER 3, 2018 - We have revised our recruitment opening for MULTIPLE Deputy Sheriff positions in both our Corrections Division and our Enforcement Division - the ORPAT test is no longer required prior to interview. We are accepting both entry-level and certified/lateral applications. This recuitment will remain open until a sufficient number of positions are filled but we will be doing another review October 31stso get your County HR applications and NTN FrontLine A tests in today!

**When signing up for the NTN testing, please select "Law Enforcement" for all of our open positions.**

More information about working for the Sheriff's Office can be found on our Join The Team page.

Interested in working with us?

Want to know our likes and dislikes? Want to know if you're a good match for the YCSO? You can always find information about what we're looking for in our staff and what our hiring process looks like by checking out our Join The Team page.

Word to the wise - if you think you might be interested in joining our team, two things can help you prepare for when we post openings - go ahead and get your testing done with National Testing Network (NTN) and schedule a ride along with one of our Enforcement deputies. We also provide the opportunity for an informal job-shadowing in the jail; please contact Administrative Sergeant Ruby if you would like to request information. The NTN testing is a required part of the application process; the ride along or job-shadowing is optional and intended to help you get a better understanding of our agency and who you'd be working alongside.

Dog Control: Lost and Found Dogs

Has your dog gotten out and you can't find her? Have you found a dog and don't know who the owner is? Or can't get in touch with the owner? Check our out Lost and Found Dogs information page for information on how to notify your local law enforcement agency.

News and Updates

Did you know that you can keep up with your Yamhill County Sheriff's Office on Facebook and through the FlashAlert Newswire system? You can also sign up to receive notifications from YCSO through the FlashAlert system. Just follow the instructions on the FlashAlert page to sign up via email or download the app on your smartphone.

Website Updates

Your Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office is currently working to revise and update our website. Some things we've added or moved:

  • Information on Concealed Handgun Licenses can now be found on our Concealed Handgun Licenses page (under our Operations Division on the right). This includes our CHL application, which you can complete and print to bring with you - saving you time!
  • Drug Education Information can be found on our Drug Education page (under the Operations Division on the right). 
  • Information on our Patrol Ride-Along program can be found on our Programs page (under our General Information on the right). An easy to complete application is available. You can even email the completed form to us at sheriff@co.yamhill.or.us.

Have things you’d like to see? Send comments and suggestions to williamse@co.yamhill.or.us

Mission Statement

It is the Mission of the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office to provide our citizens with high quality law enforcement services, in an ethical and fiscally responsible manner.


To this end we will provide the highest quality of law enforcement services and will hold ourselves accountable to community and national professional standards. We recognize that our most valuable resource is our people and will strive to create a positive working atmosphere where creativity and participation abound. We will serve the people of this community striving for excellence in all that we do. We will not settle for mediocrity or second best. We are one of Oregon's Finest.

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