The Grant County Sheriff's Office currently employs 17 full-time staff. These employees consist of 5 patrol/criminal, 11 jail staff, with 2 part-time correctional officers and 1 civil/clerical deputy. The agency is complemented with numerous volunteers, from Sheriff's posse, search and rescue, as well as reserve patrol staff.
SECURITY: Grant County Sheriff's Office takes pride in the delivery of security to its citizenry to maintain a peaceful community.
PROFESSIONALISM: Our staff and deputies take pride in their work and strive to deliver the highest quality service possible in Grant County.
COMPASSION: In our offices and jails, Grant County promises the best care and compassion in order to preserve the service we provide.
Sheriff: Glenn E. Palmer
Undersheriff: Todd McKinley
Civil Deputy: Sally DeFord
Road Deputies: James Burgett and Scott Moore
GRANT COUNTY CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSING
ORS 166.295 requires CHL holders wishing to renew their CHL, to do so in person. There are very few exemptions under this law. Renewals cannot be mailed through the US Postal Service.
In order to complete the requirements, you must apply IN PERSON to the Sheriff's Office. For in-county applicants, hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 3:30 pm.
Non-resident applicants must call in advance for an appointment to process their Oregon CHL through Grant County. For out of county applicants (WA, CA, ID, NV), hours are Wednesday 8am to 3pm.
SEARCH AND RESCUE EFFORTS IN GRANT COUNTY
Grant County, being relatively remote and rural, depends on a list of volunteers who provide service by and through the Sheriff's agency. Search and Rescue is augmented by the Grant County Air Search Group and the Grand County Snowballers Snowmobile Club provide wintertime SAR.
Search and Rescue/Posse members are trained and equipped to assist when the needs arise. Reserve Patrol staff, who are also volunteers, assist by serving civil process, taking calls for service, investigating and assisting in full-time patrol staff and search upon the order of the Sheriff.
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