FLEET MAINTENANCE

 

Fleet Maintenance maintains over 180 vehicles for DCSO including the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit.  Vehicles include patrol cars, animal control vehicles, jail transport vans, training vehicles, command vehicles; and, search and rescue vehicles, boats, snowmobiles and trailers.

In addition to performing regular maintenance on all vehicles (every 4,000 miles) the fleet crew also provides patrol car road-side assistance, generators and lights at major crime scenes, pit crews for Emergency Vehicle Operators Classes, and vehicle logistics and on-site vehicle maintenance at wildfire command posts.

 
The vehicle maintenance shop is equipped with 4 auto bays with 2 additional bays for tire changes. Patrol vehicles use studded tires during the winter months.