Community Justice, Courts and Law Enforcement

Community Justice

Department of Community Justice
The Department of Community Justice serves a vital role in protecting our public safety & communities. We intervene to prevent the recurrence of crime among juvenile & adult defendants.

Adult services
The Adult Services Division promotes public safety and strives to reduce recidivism while supervising over 10,000 adult offenders sentenced to probation or released from custody on parole.

Juvenile services
Our mission is to enhance community safety & reduce criminal activity by holding youth accountable in a fair & just manner, assisting them to develop skills necessary for success.


Adult court services and intake
Includes centralized intake services, pretrial supervision programs, supervision system entry and assessment, local supervisory functions, and an assortment of specialized services.

Civil paper status
Look up the status of your civil court documents. The types of court papers include: small claims, divorce papers, subpoenas, child support, restraining orders and evictions papers.

District Attorney
Responsible for prosecuting offenders who commit state criminal law violations in Multnomah County.

Family court services
Provides Conciliation and Family Counseling, Mediation, Evaluations, Parental Access and Visitation Mediation, Parent Education, and other service referrals.

Juvenile counseling and court services
Services include: Accountability Programs, Community-Based Supervision, Gender Specific Services, Gang Resource Intervention Team (GRIT), Informal Intervention Team, Intake / Intervention, and the Sex Offender Treatment Team.

Law Enforcement

Sheriffs Office
From standard law enforcement and corrections operations that highlight offender accountability and treatment, to our River Patrol, Inmate Work Crews, Search & Rescue and many other efforts.

Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (LPSCC)

A partnership of government and community groups working together to reduce crime, improve public safety, and promote an effective justice system.