Public Policy on Policing
Click here to view the Gladstone Public Policy on Policing.
Chief of Police
The Chief of Police provides direction for the police department through planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordination, reporting and budgeting activities of the department. The Chief of Police reports to City Administrator, works with other city department managers and meets with community members.
The Police Lieutenant oversees the daily operations of the patrol division, as well as detectives. The Lieutenant reports directly to the Chief of Police and assists the Chief with overall department functions.
Provide first line supervision to patrol officers, reserve officers, the municipal ordinance specialist and volunteers, acting as a resource and conduit to the community on complex police concerns and issues.
The officer assigned to crime prevention meets with neighborhood members and provides the latest information on ways to deter crime in their homes, neighborhoods or business, and how to be proactive in combating criminal behavior.
A police detective is assigned to conduct follow-up investigations on crimes in Gladstone. A detective is also a member of the county-wide major crimes task force. Anonymous crimes tips can be left at 503 557 2787
Municipal Ordinance Specialist
Responds to complaints about livability issues such as abandoned vehicles, tall grass, junk or trash and other nuisance and / or code violations. The municipal ordinance specialist is also responsible for releasing of evidence and/or property.
Provide 24 / 7 law enforcement coverage to the community. Officers respond to a variety of law enforcement matters involving criminal and some civil matters. Traffic enforcement is included in patrol services offered to the community
Police Information & Records
Requests for reports are available Monday though Friday, and are based on a fee schedule. Call our business line for additional information and office hours.
School Resource Officer
Works with the Gladstone School District Administration. The SRO’s primary focus is to keep students and school staff safe, investigate reported crimes, provide instruction in a variety of areas and serve as a role model.
The Gladstone Police Department supports and encourages community involvement by seeking qualified volunteers who are willing to donate free time to aid the police department in specific non-law enforcement tasks. Donated time and hours are flexible. Data entry, filing, phone calls, grant writing, and other worthwhile challenges are available. Criminal history and driving records checks are required. Call or stop by for an application. For more information on the volunteer program send an email to Hogan@ci.gladstone.or.us