News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2021

HCSO opens 2nd Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest

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The holiday season is almost here and we need your help to make it merry and bright.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Second Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest is now open for entries. As part of this contest, Humboldt ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Launches Unsolved Cases Database

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new online database of unsolved missing persons and suspected homicide cases.

The HCSO Unsolved Cases Database features information regarding 57 unsolved missing persons ...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Correctional Deputies save choking inmate’s life

Correctional Deputies Heckert and Hudson

Two Humboldt County correctional deputies saved an inmate’s life last week after successfully performing the Heimlich Maneuver.

On March 8, 2021, during dinner service in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, Correctional Deputy Jakob Heckert was work...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Text to 9-1-1 Now Available in Humboldt County

Text to 9-1-1 now available in Humboldt County

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the availability of Text to 9-1-1 for all residents in the county’s unincorporated areas.

While calling 9-1-1 during an emergency is still the preferred way to ask for help, Text to 9-1-1 is a new...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: May 18, 2021

“Know Before You Go” this OHV Safety Awareness Week

Sheriff's Deputy Travis Rogers sits on an ATV

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) Unit encourages the community to “Know Before You Go” this OHV Safety Awareness Week, May 15 – 23, 2021.

Whether you are a new or experienced rider, it is essential to take all safety pre...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Humboldt County Correctional Facility launches Jail-Based Competency Treatment Program

A L-Shaped couch and a rocking chair in the new JBCT unit of the jail

Dressed in all brown, three men fill their coffee cups, take a seat on the couch and talk about life. It’s more relaxed here than in other places of the facility, with flowers and inspirational quotes spread across the walls. And if it weren’t for the jum...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: April 7, 2021

HCSO 2020 Annual Report Now Available Online

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Dear community members, 

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office 2020 Annual Report is now available for viewing online at humboldtgov.org/2637/Annual-Report. In this report you will find information about every division of the Sheriff’s Off...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: December 10, 2020

HCSO teams up with local businesses to support shelter animals this Christmas

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with Safeway and two local businesses to bring holiday cheer to shelter animals as part of Operation Santa Paws.

Operation Santa Paws is a holiday collection drive for shelter and rescue dogs, bringing nee...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Sheriff’s ‘No Shave November’ competition raises over $2,900 for local youth

Correctional Deputy Ahmed displays his beard for No Shave November

Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, brought an end to ‘No Shave November’ at the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Throughout the month of November, deputies and staff were given the opportunity to opt out of dress code, growing out their facial hair and/or coloring t...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: June 12, 2020

An Open Letter to Humboldt County: 8 Can't Wait and the HCSO

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In the last week, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous inquiries and messages of support regarding the national campaign, 8 Can’t Wait. Thank you for reaching out and bringing this to our attention. After reviewing the recommendation...

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Sheriff Spotlight