What’s the Deal with Dan Staton?

The Multnomah County Sheriff will soon retire after some… unpleasantness.

By Marty Patail June 13, 2016 Published in the July 2016 issue of Portland Monthly


Cleared of criminal wrongdoing!

Accused of bullying, but was nice enough to skip the noogies and purple nurples

Reportedly supports progressive fitness incentives (by making fun of employees’ weight)

Some of his best friends are women, so definitely can’t be sexist

The Philip Seymour Hoffman–Jim Gaffigan lovechild of our dreams

Leadership style: Joe Pesci

Dat chin tho

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Used discretionary funds on souped-up Dodge Charger that doesn’t even talk

4 percent of voters who didn’t choose him getting pretty smug

“No confidence” vote from union gotta be tough on self-esteem

In a buddy-cop movie, he’s the one telling the star to turn in their gun and badge

Rarely sidles up to saloon bar

If he were serious about Portland law enforcement, he’d shoot one of his friends while hunting already

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Image: Courtesy Multnomah County Sheriff’s office, digitally altered by Portland Monthly

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