Yamhill County Sheriff's Office

Interested in Working With Us?

(Posted April 16, 2019)

Always dreamed of a career in law enforcement? Already in law enforcement but looking for new challenges? You're in luck! Yamhill County Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for both entry-level and Certified/Lateral Enforcement (Patrol) deputies. We have multiple positions available, so bring your best friend along for a new and exciting ride! First review of applications is May 3, 2019, so make sure you get your County HR application and NTN Frontline A test scores in before then for the opportunity to join us as we protect and serve the citizens and guests of Yamhill County. More information and a complete position description can be found at:

Want a little more information on what we're looking for? Want to know our likes and dislikes? 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.

Sheriff's Office Surplus Firearms Sale

(Posted March 13, 2019)

Yamhill County Sheriff's Office will be holding a seald bid auction for its surplus firearms and equipment. There will be a viewing of all equipment to be auctioned on April 13th, 2019 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. All bids must be received at the Sheriff's Office by the end of the day on April 26th, 2019. For more information and a listing of the auction items, please visit our Sheriff Surplus page.


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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