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Bear Sightings Around Vernonia

The Vernonia Police Department would like to inform the community that there have been several bear sightings reported in the area.  A bear was recently hit on Timber Road.    Please be aware and keep your trash and animals secure.

Meet Your Police: The New Guy, Matt Brady

Vernonia Police officer, Matt Brady

Vernonia Police officer, Matt Brady

At this point  Matt Brady is no longer really a new guy, since he has been working in Vernonia  for over  a year. In fact Officer Brady seems to be fitting in rather well as the newest member of the Vernonia Police Department.

Matt Brady joined the VPD in November of 2011.  He attended the Police Academy from January through April of 2012.  Previously Brady worked as a reserve officer in North Plains for over five years.  He says he was already familiar with Vernonia  having spent time helping with the annual Jamboree and knew several of the officers, so when the opportunity to work in Vernonia came available, Brady took it. Read More