Hermiston Police Department

Christmas Express Notice

We are not accepting applications for Christmas Express.

Families in need will be contacted during the 2nd week of December notifying them when/where they can come to receive assistance. Families in need are being identified through numerous social service agencies and churches.

Questions are to be directed to Chief Jason Edmiston @ (541) 667-5107.


Public Safety Center
330 South First Street
Hermiston, OR 97838

Phone (541) 567-5519
Fax (541) 567-8469

Anonymous Tip Line
(541) 667-5148

Mission Statement

The Hermiston Police Department exists as a unit of municipal government for the provision of police and emergency services in the most cost effective manner, consistent with prescribed ethical and constitutional limitations. The Department will be responsive to community priorities, and through contemporary administrative practices and employee development, will initiate proactive, effective programs to fulfill its role.

Departmental efforts will emphasize protection of life and property, suppression of crime, enforcement of laws and ordinances, apprehension and prosecution of offenders, and the safe, expeditious flow of traffic. The application of Community Oriented Policing, emphasizing the partnerships with various community members and businesses will be encouraged. The implementation of a problem solving approach to address chronic locations and activities will be utilized, to specifically address quality of life issues within the community.

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