Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office

Mission Statement

We, the members of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, are committed to providing competent, effective, and responsive public safety services to the citizens of Humboldt County and visitors to our community, recognizing our responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to all persons, holding ourselves to the highest of professional and ethical standards.

Now Hiring!

The Sheriff's Office is hiring for Emergency Communications Supervisor!  Click here to apply now!

We are continually hiring for Lateral Deputy Sheriffs and Correctional Deputy II's.  Apply today!

What's New

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  1. New Measure Z Deputy Position in Garberville

    Sheriff Downey is pleased to announce a new Measure Z deputy position assigned to the Garberville Station! This new deputy position is in addition to the regular assigned deputies for the Garberville Station, and is not filling a vacancy... Read on...
  2. Bank Robbery - Case 201605351

    On Monday, October 24, 2016 at about 4:30 p.m. Humboldt County Deputies responded to Umpqua Bank on Central Ave in McKinleyville for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. Witnesses stated the suspect entered the bank... Read on...
  3. Marijuana Eradication - Case 201605245

    On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at about 9:30 a.m., Humboldt County Deputies along with personnel from Humboldt County Code Enforcement served a Code Enforcement warrant on Cedarwood Court in Shelter Cove, CA... Read on...
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