Lake County

Sheriff Phillip A. McDonald Sheriff Phillip A. McDonald

Lake County Sheriff's Office
513 Center St
Lakeview, OR 97630

tel: 541-947-6027
fax: 541-947-6029
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About Sheriff McDonald:

Graduated from Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska in 1984. Served on active duty U.S. Army from June 1984 to June 1987, attending Basic Training, AIT, Jump School and then stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC. Sheriff McDonald was Honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in June of 1987.

Hired by Lake County Sheriff's Department September 18, 1989, as a Corrections Officer. Promoted to Patrol Deputy November 30, 1992. Was the resident Deputy in Christmas Valley and Silver Lake from November 1992 until November 1998. Appointed County Sheriff on June 29, 2001.

From OREGON SHERIFF Magazine News

Lake County Sheriff's Office In Action

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Fall, 2014 – The Lake County Sheriff s Office has a new member named Jetta. Jetta is a two year old black lab that joins the Sheriff s Office as a narcotics detection K-9. Jettas partner is Deputy Maganzini and they will be stationed in Christmas Valley.

The purchase of Jetta could not have been accomplished without the assistance of the North Lake Community. Deputy Maganzini made contact with the businesses, farmers and ranchers in North Lake County, receiving almost $5,000 in donations. Jetta comes to the Sheriff s Office from Midwest K-9 in Iowa where she was trained.