How to Make a Public Records Request

The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing public access to records in a manner that is consistent with the Oregon Public Records Law (ORS 192.001 et seq.).  Record Retention Policy

Steps of a Public Records Request: 

1. Complete the Public Records Request Form
2. Email the completed form and any questions to 
3. We will acknowledge the receipt of the public record request within five (5) business days of receipt.
4. Within ten (10) business days we will respond back with the availablity of the record and the estimated fee to process the request. A fee schedule is on the form.
5. Payment is made by the requestor. We accept payments in the form of a check made out to Umatilla County Sheriff's Office or cash (if paying in person). 
5. After payment is received, we will complete the records request within ten (10) business days or we will notify the requestor if more time is needed and we will provide an estimate date of completion.
6.  The record will be released to the requestor in the manner selected on the form or agreed upon through later correspondence. 

For questions contact the Records Division of the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office by email at or by phone at 541-966-3606 in Pendleton or 541-667-3011 in Hermiston.

Record Requests can also be delivered in person or by mail to: 

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office                                                                             
ATTN: Records
4700 NW Pioneer Place
Pendleton, OR 97801

To request records associated Umatilla County business outside of the Sheriff's Office click here