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Polk County Sheriff's Department

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Grand Ronde area crime spree

A Willamina man is accused of stealing a television, a pickup, a bicycle, a 1976 Chevy Corvette, a Ford F250 pickup, and a Dodge Ram pickup, all in the same day.

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BOC appoints Polk sergeant as interim sheriff

Garton will serve in the post for 13 months

Sgt. Mark Garton will soon be Sheriff Mark Garton.

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Sheriff post to be filled

The board is to make a decision by Tuesday (Oct. 20)

Two candidates are seeking appointment as interim Polk County sheriff and interviewed for the job Tuesday.

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Officers, citizen honored for bravery

Foursome pulled injured Polk County deputy from burning patrol car in July

The four men who saved the life of Polk County Sheriff’s deputy Shon Latty after his patrol car crashed and burst into flames in July were honored for their heroism Oct. 7.

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Polk County looks for a new sheriff

Wanted: interim Polk County sheriff.

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Deputy pulled from burning car

Shon Latty OK after Saturday accident on Monmouth Cutoff

Dallas Police senior officers Colby Hamilton and Jim Rodriguez were just about to have lunch on Saturday when the call came in.

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County public safety levy headed for ballot

The Polk County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday morning to place a five-year, 45 cents per $1,000 of assessed value property tax levy on the May 19 ballot.


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