To obtain official copies of or access to records of police reports, you will first need to determine the jurisdiction that created the record.

Police Reports

Contact the arresting or responding law enforcement agency directly. 

County Level

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

Police reports generated by Sheriff's Office deputies

Requests must be made by mail or in person at :
​234 SW Kendall Ct.
Troutdale OR 97060
(503) 988-4300

For Multnomah County Sheriff's Office records - you can call their Records Unit at (503) 988-4300 (option 3).

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office also serves the City of Wood Village and Troutdale. 

City Level

City of Portland Police Department Records Division

Includes Maywood Park

City of Gresham Police Department

1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR 97030
(503) 618-2318
(503) 618-2320

City of Fairview

Police Records: (503) 674-6201

Corrections Records 

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office holds records of incarceration for the last 20 years.  

Historical information about Rocky Butte Jail is located in the Archives at the Multnomah County Records Management Program. Please contact us to make an appointment to view these archives. 

Criminal History Records

Multnomah County does not hold these records. Criminal Court Records are available through the Multnomah County Circuit Court, a division of the Oregon Judicial Department.

General Criminal History Records for Multnomah County residents are held by the Oregon State Police. Requests for criminal histories, including requests as part of a background check, may be requested through their Public Records Unit.

Traffic Tickets

If you have received a traffic ticket  in Multnomah County and are looking for more information, please refer to the information on your citation. The Multnomah County Circuit Court Traffic Section can provide additional information: (503) 988-3235 (option 2).