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. Injured Dog Recovering

    On Monday June 26, 2017 at about 0847 hours the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call from a reporting party (RP) stating they located a dog that appeared injured. Read on about the injured dog recovering
  2. Inmate Death

    On Friday, June 23, 2017 at about 0245 hours, a Correctional Deputy and Medical Staff in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility were conducting routine medical checks of the Humboldt County Correctional Facility's Medical Unit when they discovered... Read more about the inmate death
  3. One Taken Into Custody After Two Week Crime Spree

    On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at about 1200 hours, the two week crime spree, perpetrated by the mysterious cowboy hat wearing subject claiming to be an FBI Agent, has finally came to an end... Read more about the two week crime spree arrest
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