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support the office of Sheriff as conservator of the peace in providing public safety services to the
citizens of Oregon.
What Oregon Sheriffs Do:
- Respond to citizens in need
- Enforce Oregon's laws
- Operate County Jails
- Process, Serve and Enforce Judicial Civil Notice and Orders
- Investigate Crime
- Manage 18 of Oregon's Parole and Probation Offices
- Provide Search and Rescue Services
- Provide Court Security
- Administer Oregon Concealed Handgun Licensing Program
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OSSA General Manager, Darrell Fuller|
The news just broke, on my iPhone, on Twitter, in my email inbox and live across televisions everywhere…an active shooter near the US Capitol building in Washington, DC. Congressional staff are told to “hold in place” while Federal and District law enforcement officers scramble. At the time I write this, we don’t even know if the female driver who tried to crash the White House gates prior to leading police on a chase toward the Capitol Building was armed, or what caused her to act so irrationally. Read more.
Sheriff Craig Zanni, Coos County
Sheriff Craig Zanni was the second
of four children born into a police
family to Roy and Elvira Zanni; Roy, a
3rd generation law enforcement officer
following in the steps of his grandfather;
a prior City Marshall and Deputy U.S.
Marshall in Northern California, and greatgrandfather;
an officer in Northern Italy, the
family’s ancestral home. Elvira served working
cases undercover for the California Board
of Pharmacist, later to become the California
Board of Narcotics. During Sheriff Zanni’s early
childhood years (prior to long range radios,
repeaters, and relay sites) the Zanni family home
served as the relay station and emergency call center for the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office
in his father’s assigned district and largest
in California; family members also served as
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