City of Cannon Beach

Public Safety and Police Department

The Public Safety Department is dedicated to providing services which improve quality of life by protecting life and property, maintaining order, and reducing crime and disorder through education and prevention.

Cannon Beach Police Department Information
Office Telephone: (503) 436-2811
Calls made outside normal business hours are forwarded to the Seaside Police Department for officer dispatch.
Emergency Telephone: 9-1-1

Public Safety Staff
Police Chief, Jason Schermerhorn (503) 436-8071
Lieutenant, Christopher Wilbur
Police Officers: Joseph Bowman, Seth Collins, Josh Gregory, James Jordan, and Jodi Symonds
Administrative Assistant Laura Yokoyama, Phone (503) 436-2811, Fax (503) 436-1584
Administrative Specialist Valerie Mannix, Phone (503) 436-2811, Fax (503) 436-1584

For Municipal Court Service Information, click here.

• Reserve Police Officer

Cannon Beach Police Department is now accepting applications for Reserve Police Officer. Please contact Lieutenant Wilbur for more information.

Click here to view the Reserve Police Officer Informational Brochure [.pdf]

Reserve Police Officer Application. [.pdf]

Police Services

The Cannon Beach Police Department consists of eight (8) sworn members and one administrative/support member. The department provides service seven days per week on a 24-hour basis. In addition to responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, the department provides patrol and investigative services. The Police Station is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., five days per week. In cooperation with our community, the Police are dedicated to upholding the U.S. Constitution, the laws of Oregon, and the ordinances of the City of Cannon Beach. To Contact the Police Department, click here.


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