Sergeant Shawn Carnahan


Shawn Carnahan

Promoted to Sergeant on February 22, 2017.


David Brown

Officer Brown started with the Vernonia Police Department in April of 2020. He is a retired Deputy US Marshal, and a 25 year resident of Columbia County; not only is he certified, but he has also obtained his Advanced Certification from Oregon's DPSST.


William Kendle

Sworn into the Vernonia Police Department on August 1, 2022.

Department Clerk/Assistant and Code Enforcement

Iwa Leininger

Started working for Vernonia Police Department in September of 2014.