The following are press releases sent out by the City of Woodburn on various police and other City-related news. For more information, contact Jason Horton at 503-982-5256 or email@example.com.
Submitted by jason.horton@ci... on Fri, 10/14/2016 - 12:12
As part of the police department reorganization, Chief Jim Ferraris announced the promotion of Sgt. Jason Millican to lieutenant. A second lieutenant will be hired through an external process which is ongoing and those positions will serve as division commanders.
Millican was interviewed by a panel of community members, government and law enforcement leaders, followed by an interview with Chief Ferraris. The promotion will be effective Nov. 1.
Submitted by jason.horton@ci... on Mon, 10/10/2016 - 10:18
City Administrator Scott Derickson announced that Heather Pierson will receive the Mary Tennant Award for Excellence in Service at Monday's City Council meeting. Pierson currently serves as the City Recorder.
The award is Woodburn's highest honor for service, ethics and professionalism.
Submitted by jason.horton@ci... on Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:35
METCOM 911 dispatch center, which serves much of rural Marion County as well as portions of Linn and Clackamas counties, is one of seven dispatch agencies (Clackamas County, Clatsop County, Clark County WA, Columbia County, Multnomah County, Washington County and Marion/METCOM service area) to launch the text to 911 service on Aug. 23.
Submitted by jason.horton@ci... on Wed, 07/06/2016 - 11:06
On Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, neighborhoods throughout Woodburn are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the "33rd Annual National Night Out" crime/drug prevention event.
Submitted by jason.horton@ci... on Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:17
It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations and we at the City want our residents to have a great holiday — and a safe one! Below are some safety tips to remember when handling or enjoying fireworks this season:
Submitted by City Admin on Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:42
Woodburn police officers arrested two men on two separate stolen vehicle calls Saturday.
The first incident involved Raul Chacon, 31, of Woodburn stealing a relative’s car near the area of Brown Street and Tulip Avenue in Woodburn. Officers responded to the location and discovered that Chacon had stolen the vehicle earlier in the day. When the vehicle was recovered, stolen paperwork was found inside linking Chacon to another stolen vehicle.
Submitted by City Admin on Tue, 05/03/2016 - 17:21
Last week the Woodburn Police Department launched its mobile app, which is available on Apple, Android and Windows platforms. A week later it has already help catch one of Woodburn’s most wanted.
On Monday, May 2 a Woodburn police officer was showing the new app to a community member. As the officer was explaining the app the resident identified one of Woodburn’s most wanted, Wilfrido Manriguez-Dominguez and said he frequents the Woodburn 7-Eleven.