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County sheriff addresses forum lunch in Lebanon

 

August 31, 2022

Sarah Brown

Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan speaks Wednesday, Aug. 26, during a Lebanon Chamber of Commerce Forum Lunch at the Santiam Place Event Hall in Lebanon.

Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan shared an overview of the Sheriff's Office during an Aug. 26 Lebanon Chamber of Commerce Forum Lunch at the Santiam Place Event Hall in Lebanon.

Operating with a $44 million budget – most of which is funded through a voter-approved levy – the Sheriff's Office holds 192 positions to patrol, provide civil services and respond to emergency calls within the county's 2,309 square miles. They also act as its emergency management coordinator and manage animal control through a no-kill shelter, which has allowed deputies to respond to some "pretty significant...



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