About Us

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office serves over 136,000 residents with four patrol stations and one correctional facility. The office has approximately 349 employees, ensuring quality services to the residents of Humboldt County. In 2021, our dispatch center took over 150,000 calls and dispatched over 48,000 calls for service, with deputies writing over 6,000 reports and making over 1,800 arrests.

The office houses several divisions, which include: 

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  1. Mission and Vision
  2. Values and Principles
  3. Policies and Procedures
  4. Administration

Our Mission

To protect and serve our community and to earn the public’s trust through compassion and accountability.

Our Vision

To be the safest rural community in California where peace, justice, and freedom thrive.