Veteran’s Welcome Home Parade

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Applications are currently being accepted for Reserve Police Officers

We are seeking applicants for the position of Reserve Patrol Officer.

The Prineville Police Department is a progressive, dedicated agency made up of honest, hardworking individuals pledged to making our community the best possible place to live, work and play.   The Prineville Police Department has a staff consisting of a Chief of Police, Operations Captain, three sergeants, ten full-time Police Officers and three support staff members.

We are seeking applicants for the position of Reserve Police Officer.  If you qualify as a Reserve Police Officer, please take this opportunity to apply.  The City of Prineville offers excellent training opportunities and provides an atmosphere of teamwork other larger agencies can not provide.  So if you are ready to take the first step toward a new career in law enforcement, then look no further, the Prineville Police Department is looking for you!

For more information click on the Reserve Officer Employment Announcement

Applications can be found online by visiting the City of Prineville Website.

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course


Multiple Law Enforcement agencies from around Central Oregon participated in two-days of Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) Training.  Trainers and participants alike took advantage of the real-world, winter weather conditions in Prineville making for a successful and informative training experience.

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Neighborhood Clean-Up

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The Neighborhood Clean-Up held January 23rd – 25th in the area of SE 4th and Belknap Streets was a great success, and resulted in 10,661 pounds of garbage and debris being removed from an approximate 4 block radius. The Prineville Police Department wishes to thank the citizens of these neighborhoods for their hard work. We also wish to thank our community partners, Prineville Disposal and the Habitat for Humanity organization. We plan to hold several more clean-up throughout the year.

If anyone would like to help sponsor or lend a hand at future clean-up, please contact Community Service Officer James Young at christina hendricks plastic surgery

Thank you to the community for making this event a great success!


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Police Investigating Assault at Pioneer Memorial Hospital

The Prineville Police Department is investigating a report of an assault which occurred at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Prineville on January 11th at approximately 11:40 PM. This is a very active investigation.

Summary: On January 12th, 2014, shortly after midnight, a PMH staff member reported being accosted by a subject on the grounds of the hospital. The staff member suffered a minor injury, was treated at the hospital and released.

The suspect is reported to be a white male, with short dark hair, approximately 5 foot ten inches tall with a thin build, wearing dark clothing.

Detectives are currently analyzing evidence from the scene and more evidence is expected shortly.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact the Prineville Police Department Investigations Unit at 541 447-8330.

Three Teenagers Arrested for Possession and/or Use of a Stun Gun at Crook County High School

On December 17, 2013 at about 1234 hours, Prineville Police Department officers were
summoned to the Crook County High School, 1100 SE Lynn Blvd to investigate a report
of the possession and use of a stun gun. Doug Miller

The Prineville Police Department and the Crook County School District take the
possession and use of any weapon on school property very seriously. We strongly
encourage parents to closely monitor what their children bring to school. Anyone
bringing an unlawful weapon on school grounds is subject to immediate arrest. Persons
with questions about the legal restrictions for objects or activities on school property can
contact the Prineville Police Department or the Crook County School District Office.

The complete press release may be found at this link.