Hood River County

Sheriff's Office

Who We Are

Mission

The mission of the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office is to consistently earn the public’s trust by providing the highest quality public safety services with the resources provided to us. 

We enhance safety, security and livability by serving and protecting our citizens.  Through education, leadership and partnerships, we promote individual responsibility and community commitment. We strive to make a difference everyday and to be the “Go to Agency” in Hood River County that meets and solves the challenges of creating a safer environment and improving our quality of life.

commitment
Citizens
Employees
Interagency
Vendors & Suppliers
We are committed to doing everything we can-within the resources provided to us-to consistently contribute to the safety of the Citizens of Hood River County. We believe in encouraging active citizen involvement and support of our mission, consistently keeping the public informed of the value-added services provided by the Sheriff’s Office. In return for our efforts, we expect Citizens and visitors to live within the law.
LEADERSHIP:
SHERIFF Matthew English
EDUCATION
CAREER START
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FAMILY
Sheriff English was raised in Sherman County in the Columbia River Gorge. He graduated from Sherman Union High School and went on to attend Southern Oregon University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science.