Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office

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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.

Vision Statement



Our vision is to enhance our status as a quality public safety agency, valued by our community and respected by our peers. As such, we will be recognized as an inclusive organization in which everyone is encouraged to contribute their energies, talent and skills to create strategies to meet new challenges and achieve our mission.

Now Hiring!

The Sheriff's Office is hiring Correctional Deputy I's.  
Call (707) 441-5100 for more information.

We are continually hiring for Lateral Deputy Sheriffs and Correctional Deputy II's.  Apply today!
  1. Snake Bite Victim / Lost Coast

    On Monday, August 14th, 2017 at approximately 4:30 pm the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a female juvenile that was bitten by a Rattlesnake. Read more about the snake bite
  2. Drowning, Trinity River Hoopa

    On Monday, August 14th, 2017 at approximately 3:45 pm Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a swimmer in distress in the Trinity River. Read more about the drowning in Hoopa
  3. Assault on Correctional Deputy

    On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at about 1920 hours, a Correctional Deputy Dillon Huffman was assigned to work in a Maximum Security Housing Unit. Read more about the assault on an officer
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