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 SheriffsApply today!

​What's New


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  1. Elk River Arrest

    A resident reporting a suspicious vehicle in a gated Elk River community led to the discovery of firearms, processed marijuana and stolen property. Read on...
  2. McKinleyville Arrest

    On Feb. 8, 2018 at about 11:07 a.m., the Humboldt County Emergency Communications Center received a report of a possibly armed subject making general threats near the 2200 block of Cochran Rd. in McKinleyville. Read on...
  3. Illegal guns, ammo discovered during traffic stop

    On Feb. 5, 2018 at about 11:05 p.m., a deputy with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a routine patrol in the area of Highway 299 near Friday Ridge Rd. Read on...
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