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The Sheriff’s Office Jail Division overview will help you find information about all the jail services offered to our community and adults in custody.

Washington County’s only jail, located in Hillsboro, houses people awaiting trial or serving a sentence less than 365 days. Our jail staff works around the clock to keep the jail safe and secure for visitors, staff, and adults in custody.  

On this page, find information about visiting or contacting those in custody, posting bail, depositing money for adults in custody, education and work programs for people in jail, and more. 

If you have questions or do not see what you are looking for, please reach out. You can contact us 24 hours a day at 503-846-6826. 

All services 

Contact or visit someone in custody 

  • Send mail 
  • Phone services  
  • Social visits 
  • Professional visits 
  • Telephone activity reports 

Custody and releases 

Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) 

  • Custody status changes and criminal case alerts 

Post bail 

  • How, when, and where to post bail 
  • Confirming bail amount 

Turning yourself in 

  • Warrant confirmation 
  • Report for a sentence 
  • Allowed items and clothing 

Custody information: Booking, accounts, and property

  • The booking process 
  • Deposit money for an adult in custody 
  • Allowed personal belongings 

Jail programs and alternative sanctions    

  • Adult in custody program opportunities 
  • Electronic home detention 
  • Reporting for Work in Lieu of Jail (WILOJ) 

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Sheriff's Office Headquarters and Jail

215 SW Adams Ave
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123