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Josephine County Sheriff's Office
1901 NE F Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: (541) 474-5123
Fax: (541) 474-5114
Email: 
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Report a Non-Emergency Incident

Non-emergency incidents are situations in which a crime is not currently in progress and is not life threatening or requiring medical attention.

If you have an emergency, call 911. If you need to report a non-emergency you can visit our Merlin or Cave Junction sub-stations during their available hours.  Non-emergent crimes can also be reported on-line by using the Sheriff's Office Citizen Service Portal.  If a crime occurred, you will receive a case number for insurance and documentation purposes. If you do not have access to a computer or transportation to one of the sub-stations, you can call 541-474-5123 option #3 between the hours of 9:00 am-5:00 pm seven days a week.

Merlin Sub-station: 

​100 Acorn Street, Merlin, OR 97532
Mon-Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
​541-474-5135

​​Cave Junction Sub-station:

​222 Lister Street, Cave Junction, OR 97523
​Mon, Tue, Thur 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
541-592-5151
 
 

Information to provide when making a report:

  • Address where the incident occurred
  • Date and time it is believed to have occurred
  • Your name, date of birth, phone number and home address
  • Brief description of what happened

Example of non-emergency report types:

  • Burglaries, Thefts & Stolen Vehicles (NOT in progress)
  • Vandalism (NOT in progress)
  • Telephonic Harassment
  • Fraud/Identity Theft
  • Runaways
  • Suspicious Incidents, Vehicles & People
  • Abandoned Vehicles
  • Traffic Complaints
  • Lost/Found Property
  • Assaults (NOT in progress)
  • Restraining order/stalking order violations (NOT in progress)
  • Noise complaints

Incidents that are non-emergent, but are NOT reported to the Records Division:

  • Loose dogs/other animal problems: Contact Animal Care at 541-474-5123 option #3
  • Custody Disputes: Contact Family Courts at 541-476-2309
  • Evictions & Landlord/Tenant issues: Contact an attorney or the Oregon Law Center at 541-476-1058
  • Information on drug activity/drug related issues: Contact RADE (Rogue Area Drug Enforcement) at 541-955-6970
  • Internet, phone and mail scams: Contact the Oregon Attorney General at 877-877-9392


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