Tillamook County & Oregon Law Enforcement Display

Tillamook County Uniforms

Tillamook County Badges

Tillamook County was formed in December of 1853 from portions of Yamhill and Clatsop Counties. Tillamook County covers about 1,125 square miles with a population of about 26,000. The first Sheriff, Obed Severence Thomas took office in April 1854. The county name, Tillamook, comes from the Native American name Killamook, reported to translate as, "land of many rivers". Come learn about Oregon Law Enforcement from US Marshal Joe Meek (1848) to the present day.

International Police Museum
Museum Location
(Located inside Wheeler Treasurers)
395 Nehalem Blvd.
Wheeler, Oregon 97147

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P.O. Box 165
Rockaway Beach, Oregon 97136


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