The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office serves over 67,000 residents with four patrol stations and one correctional facility. The office has approximately 309 employees, ensuring quality services to the residents of Humboldt County. In 2018, our dispatch center took over 159,000 calls and dispatched over 65,000 calls for service, with deputies writing over 6,000 reports and making over 1,600 arrests.
The Sheriff’s Office has an annual budget of $44.9 Million.
The office houses several divisions, which include corrections, patrol, court services, coroner, criminal investigations, dispatch, Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services, Animal Control, and Special Services such as the Drug Task Force (DTF) and the Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET).
Sheriff’s Office’s Mission
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.
We become a a quality law enforcement agency, valued by our community and respected by our peers, by being an inclusive organization. As such, everyone is encouraged to contribute their energies, talents, and skills to create strategies to meet new challenges and achieve our mission.
We treat everyone with dignity, honoring the rights of all persons.
We are just and impartial in all of our interactions.
We create a safe work environment free from discrimination and/or sexual harassment.
We are truthful in our words and in our actions.
We are accountable for our actions and do what is right, even when no one is looking.
We strive to improve our workplace and community through innovative solutions.
We work together with the community and other agencies to create safer neighborhoods.
We value all employee’s ideas and encourage their involvement in decision making.
We value employee opportunities for advancement, training, and individual growth.
The men and women of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office are committed to excellence. Our policies and procedures manual ensures that all of our deputies and staff are serving you in the most efficient and ethical manner.
Read the latest version of our policy: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Policies and Procedures
The latest version of our Correctional Facility’s Policies and Procedures can be read here: HCCF Policies and Procedures 2019
Our Immigration Violations policy can be read here: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Updated Immigration Violations Policy