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Lake Oswego uses the ClackCo Public Alerts emergency notification software system. All residents who are served by Lake Oswego Fire Department (including those in Multnomah and Washington Counties) will be covered by ClackCo Public Alerts and are urged to enroll in this system.
By providing contact information, residents can opt-in to receive critical emergency messaging via email, phone call, and text during times of disasters.
The Lake Oswego Police Department does not offer fingerprinting services at this time. Please contact the following local agencies to find out about available fingerprinting services. Call ahead to verify days, times, and costs.
On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Lake Oswego City Council Members committed to lifesaving by learning Hands Only CPR, led by Dr. Ritu Sahni, M.D.,MPH. View the tweet by Lake Oswego Fire displaying the full video.
The City of Lake Oswego resides in three different counties: Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington. The vast majority of the City is in Clackamas County. For jail information, please refer to those jail websites.
The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of Lake Oswego city government. It has jurisdiction over all violations of city and state laws committed within city limits other than felonies. The court does not handle civil or small claims cases.
The City of Lake Oswego Police Department works cooperatively with other local police departments. The City of Lake Oswego is immediately adjacent to West Linn, Portland, Tigard and Tualatin
Phone numbers for Non-Emergency Dispatch, Police Records, Traffic Unit, Municipal Court, and more.
Below, you will find a list of commonly requested resources and information. If there is something you would like to see added to this list, please contact us and let us know.
Business owners; welcome to the City of Lake Oswego. Your police department is here to serve you.
Our official motto is: “No call too small” – a creed we live by.
We put a packet together to hopefully answer some of the more common questions we receive which your business may be asking.
Lake Oswego Police policy provides guidance to department members and establishes appropriate controls to ensure that members of the Lake Oswego Police Department do not engage in racial or bias-based profiling or violate any related laws while serving the community (2015 Oregon Laws c 681 § 2).
The Lake Oswego Police Department will investigate all complaints of alleged bias based policing complaints against its members. File reports/complaints of Bias-Based Policing or "profiling", through the Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (LECC). The information is provided on their website at: www.equityinpolicing.com. Or you may call LECC staff at (503) 725-5221.