A. If it is an emergency, Dial 911. Otherwise, The best way to reach an officer on duty is by calling the non-emergency dispatch (24 hour) number: 503.397.1521. The dispatch center can reach the officer by radio and ask them to return your call.
A. Yes. We do fingerprints on Wednesdays between the hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. There is a $10.00 per card charge. We have a supply of fingerprint cards, or if you have been provided one, bring it with you. We don't take appointments, and may not be able to accommodate you if an officer is not available.
A. You can download a Records Request form, or stop by the lobby and fill one out. The charge is $15.00 for records going back three years, or $40.00 for records three years or older and photographs are $2.00 each. We need to receive payment prior to retreiving the records. If you download the form, please mail it to us along with your payment, or stop by and drop it off. Please note: Not all police records are public record. Any reports involving a case that is under investigation can not be released without approval of the City Attorney, or Columbia County District Attorney.
A. We do have a reserve program, right now we have 2 reserve officer's that volunteer their time to help with patrol duties and assist where they are needed.
A. You can request a ride-along by filling out a form and submitting it to the police department. We will consider your request and contact you to schedule your tour if the application is approved.
A. The Scappoose Police Department has 24 hour police coverage, seven days a week. If you come to the police department after hours, there is a phone in front of the building that will connect you to dispatch where you can request an officer.
Q. Can I ride along with an officer?
Q. Do you do fingerprints?
Q. How do I reach an officer?
Q. What hours are officers on patrol?
Q. How can I request a police record?
Q. Do you have a reserve program?
Q. I have been involved in a traffic accident, should I call the police?