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DVERT (Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team)






Main line: 503-785-5000
Victim Assistant Line: 503-785-5128

Location: 9101 SE Sunnybrook, Clackamas, Oregon 97015 [ map ]


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The Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT) enhances the safety of domestic-violence victims and their children. Through a coordinated response with its Clackamas County partners, DVERT improves domestic-violence investigations, prosecution and offender accountability.

Is someone hurting you?

Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of behavior used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner.

Abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological -- including actions (or threats of actions) that influence another person. This includes any behaviors that frighten, intimidate, terrorize, manipulate, hurt, humiliate, blame, injure or wound someone.

Domestic violence can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender. It can happen to couples who are married, living together or who are dating. Domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels.

How can DVERT help?

DVERT can provide:

Who are DVERT's members and partners?

DVERT consists of a Sergeant, Deputy and Victim Advocate. DVERT partners with the following agencies:

How to contact DVERT:

More information and links on domestic violence:

In Oregon, you do not have to sign a complaint. Domestic violence is a mandatory arrest in Oregon -- we will arrest even if the victim is too afraid and does not wish to pursue charges. It is unknown how long the abuser will stay in jail -- but once released, there will be a no-contact order prohibiting contact with the victim. If this order is violated, notify the police immediately.

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday): If you would like to be notified of the defendant's release from custody, you may register through the Oregon VINE service by calling 1-877-674-8463 or by signing up online.  VINE is an automated system of notification, and is available in English and Spanish.

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Clackamas County Sheriff

Sheriff Craig Roberts

Sheriff Craig Roberts

Office: (503) 785-5000
Non-Emergency: (503) 655-8211

If this is an emergency,
call 9-1-1.