The main focus as a member of the records unit for the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is serving the community. Responsible for front counter public reception, they are the forefront for incoming calls and lobby contacts to ensure that our customers are connected to the appropriate person or division. The records unit is responsible for handling information for staff and the community regarding any police reports or police records. This includes reviewing reports, report control, release of public information, records maintenance, data entry and managing the availability and confidentiality of all records. Additionally, this unit maintains and distributes copies of records to authorized and applicable persons/agencies to assist in the process of agency collaboration.
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For more information contact, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Records Unit located at 63333 Hwy 20 or call 541-388-6655. The Records Unit is open 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
Reporting a Crime or Incident
How do I report a crime or an incident?
Deschutes County 9-1-1 Service District dispatches for all law enforcement agencies in Deschutes County, excluding Oregon State Police. Dial 9-1-1 for all police, fire or ambulance emergencies. For all other reports of crimes or incidents requesting officer/deputy response, dial (541) 693-6911. Deschutes County 9-1-1 Service District dispatchers will dispatch the proper law enforcement agency.
The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office also offers the ability for police reports to be filed online through our Police Report Form.
Please be aware, online reporting is available for specific incidents with no known suspects. If there is a known suspect in your incident, or your incident is not included in the list of options, please call dispatch at (541) 693-6911. Help us focus on our community's needs; filing false reports is a crime.