No major damage, no injuries in fire on Saturday
POLK COUNTY — Two residents were evacuated, but major damage and injury were avoided in a field fire Saturday on Zumalt Road.
July 20 Police report
WEST SALEM — Polk County Deputy Casey Gibson shot a man on July 5 during an attempt to take him into custody on Highway 22.
Polk County Community Corrections lists these individuals as “most wanted” for July.
Dallas Fire put out kitchen fire quickly
New chief should be in place by Aug. 1.
The new chief should be in place by Aug. 1.
POLK COUNTY — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office will return to 24-hour patrols on Sunday after a year of hiring to replace deputies lost to budget cuts.
Three Monmouth residents were arrested in a reported burglary near Shedd Monday morning.
Dallas police report for June 1
If you noticed smoke and flames near the corner of Buena Vista and Prather roads on May 25, don’t worry. It was just a training exercise.
The Polk Fire District No. 1 board of directors decided Thursday to contribute to Polk County CERT (county emergency response team).
Response to incidents may increase by 20 percent in 2016
If call levels hold from the first three months of the year, Dallas’ Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is on track to respond to more than 4,000 incidents in 2016.
Polk County Community Corrections lists these individuals as “most wanted” for May.
A master plan recently completed on Dallas Fire and Southwest Polk Rural Fire Protection District reveals that response times to fires for both agencies are far slower than established standards.
Oregon Department of Education’s guidelines regarding treatment of transgender students will not affect Dallas School District’s policy or plans to remodel its facilities.
Firefighters from Polk County Fire District No. 1 had a garage fire in the 9000 block of Helmick Road under control 15 minutes after arriving on Sunday afternoon.