Policing With Purpose

The City of Klamath Falls is located in the high desert of south-central Oregon,15 miles north of the California border. Our department serves a population of 21,000 residents and is comprised of:

  • 1 Evidence Technician
  • 3 Clerical and Support Personnel
  • 6 Volunteers
  • 9 Police Explorers
  • 20 Reserve Officers
  • 36 Sworn Officers

The City is approximately 20 square miles and is home to the "Hustling Owls" of Oregon Tech.


The Klamath Falls Police Department aspires to promote a desirable community where citizens are proud to reside, work, and raise families without fear of crime. We strive for strong community partnerships to align policing practices with community needs and expectations.


The mission of our department is to serve our community with courage and integrity while protecting the rights of all individuals. To maintain an innovative, visionary workforce, dedicated to working with our community to enhance public safety through education, prevention and enforcement.

The men and women of the Klamath Falls Police Department are defined, and live by, our core values of "Courage, Service, and Integrity."

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Please take the time to look through our website and follow us on Facebook. On behalf of all of us at the Klamath Falls Police Department, welcome to beautiful south-central Oregon.