Message from the Chief

"As the Chief of Police, my goal is to make the City of Vernonia a safe and enjoyable place to live, work and play. Myself and my staff are dedicated to providing quality progressive law enforcement for the community. Feel free to contact me about our department and policing in Vernonia."

Chief Michael Conner

Latest News

Vernonia Police Department Offering Boat Inspections

The Vernonia Police Department is excited to offer a new service to the Community. They will be conducting free boat inspections. This inspection will verify that boat owners have all the necessary equipment needed to operate their boats on Oregon...

What is a School Resource Officer?

The duties of a school resource officer (SRO) include creating awareness for law-enforcement education related to school’s safety, monitoring those who visit schools, providing assistance for disruptive students, and enforcing rules.