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Sheriff Watts
Jesse J. Watts

Jesse Watts was elected the 30th Sheriff-Coroner of Eureka County on June 12th, 2018. 

Jesse started his Law Enforcement career in Amity, Oregon, as a Police Cadet in 1998. Jesse served as a Cadet until 2006, when he was sworn in as a Police Officer with the City of Amity. Jesse came to Eureka County in 2013, when he was hired by Sheriff Ken Jones. Jesse served the community as a Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Coroner, Field Training Officer and Drug Recognition Expert.  Jesse served under both Sheriff Ken Jones and Sheriff Keith Logan.

Jesse loves to go fishing, hunting, side by side riding, spending time with his family during his spare time. Jesse has a passion to make Eureka County the safest place to live, work, play and raise our families.