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Sheriff's Mounted Posse

Address:
Sheriff's Mounted Posse
107 N. Coast Hwy
Newport, OR 97365

Email:posse@co.lincoln.or.us

Contacts:
Captain Craig Wagner
541-270-1572
cjwagner55@hotmail.com,
or
Lieutenant Lyle Mattson
541-961-5373 or 541-265-6641
Lyle@jcmarket.net

Sheriff's Mounted Posse

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The Lincoln County Sheriff's Mounted Posse averages over 6,000 volunteer hours per year. Events including parades, color guards, community projects, assisting Sheriff's Deputies at crime scenes, search and rescue, firework displays, Lincoln County Fair and Rodeo, tsunami training, animal rescue, 4-H shows, Seafood and Wine festival, and many more, are included in these volunteer hours.

Read the constitution and by-laws of the Sheriff's Mounted Posse.


How to join the Lincoln County Sheriff's Mounted Posse:

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Citizen of Lincoln County
  2. Clean criminal record, and background check
  3. Driver license for the state of Oregon
  4. Qualified horse and display ability to handle appropriately
  5. Qualified horse equipment and trailer
  6. Ability to volunteer your time to the community
  7. Ability to attend and pass training programs offered
  8. Ability to attend monthly meetings
  9. Ability to purchase required equipment

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Mounted Posse also has a Cadet Program for youth over the age of 16.

Some of the activities our Posse Members are involved in include:

  1. Search and Rescue
  2. Law enforcement & security
  3. Parades
  4. Trail ride and gaming
  5. Officer Friendly for the kids
  6. Handgun safety and competition
  7. Scholarship promotion for youth

Interested in Volunteering?

If you have an interest in law enforcement, search and rescue, or would like to support your community by volunteering, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Mounted Posse may be for you.

If interested, please complete an application (pdf file*). If you have questions about the program, please contact the officers listed above.

Sheriff's Mounted Posse in a Parade

Sheriff's Mounted Posse in a Parade
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Sheriff's Mounted Posse Group Photo

Sheriff's Mounted Posse Group Photo
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Sheriff's Mounted  Posse Command Trailer

Sheriff's Mounted Posse Command Trailer
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Sheriff's Mounted Posse Group Photo

Sheriff's Mounted Posse Group Photo
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Sheriff's Mounted Posse Group Photo

Sheriff's Mounted Posse Photo at DPSST
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LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF'S POSSE $500 SCHOLARSHIP
If you are a Lincoln County high school senior or graduate who is planning a career in animal husbandry, livestock management, game management or law enforcement and plan to attend an accredited college or university to reach this goal, you can apply for our scholarship. Just print and fill out this application (pdf file*) and mail it to the address above. The application is due by May 1.

Want the Posse in Your Event?
If your organization would like the Sheriff's Mounted Posse to participate in an event or parade, please print and fill out this application (pdf file*) and mail it to the address above. Thank you!


2014 LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE OFFICERS
Sheriff Dennis Dotson
Captain Craig Wagner
1st Lt. Don Hamilton
2nd Lt. Bruce Tompkins
Secretary Ron Goulet
Treasurer Lyle Mattson
Reporter Mike Knight
2nd 2nd Lt. Scott Branham

LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE HONOR ROLL
Life Members Bud Parks
Del Curry
Jerry Morrow
Dave Loomis
Mike VanScoyk
Oregon Association of Mounted Posses Representative Del Curry
Oregon Association of Mounted Posses Pistol Representative Scott Branham
Oregon Association of Mounted Posses S.A.R. Representatives Bruce Tompkins, Jerry Morrow
Ron Goulet, Dave Loomis
Lyle Mattson
Oregon Association of Mounted Posses Trail Representatives Mike Knight
Oregon Mounted Governor's Guard Jerry Morrow
Lyle Mattson
Bruce Tompkins


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