Welcome to Your Benton County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Scott Jackson

This website is designed to share with you the many ways the Benton County Sheriff's Office is actively enhancing community livability.


Dead Body in Willamette River. On June 12, 2019 the Albany Policy Department was advised of a dead body floating in the Willamette River. After the body was retrieved and secured,  the Benton County Sheriff's Office was established as the investigating agency. Read more.

Bear Notice. Bears have been sighted raiding garbage cans in the rural SW Philomath neighborhoods of Pioneer Village, Ervin Road, and Cedar Creek Road. Please remove all bear attractants from your property. Read more.

Criminal Justice System Assessment Final Report. The Final Report of the Benton County Criminal Justice System Assessment project is complete and available for community review. Read more.

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