the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department
1850 the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department has been providing law enforcement, court security services and detention services
to the citizens of Sonoma County. Currently the Department is comprised of over 1,000 employees. Servicing a county of over
1600 square miles and population of nearly 500,000, the Sheriff's Department is responsible for primary law enforcement services
of the unincorporated area and the cities of Windsor and Sonoma. These law enforcement services are provided by the over 275
Deputy Sheriffs in the Patrol Bureau, Investigations Bureau, Court Security and Transportation Bureaus.
Detention Division is comprised of over 300 Correctional Officers and Support Staff in two facilities. These direct supervision
facilities have a combined daily inmate population of nearly 1,200.
other services such as Crime Prevention, serving of Civil processes, and the participation in many enforcement task forces
the Sheriff's Department is committed to providing professional, firm, fair compassionate law enforcement and detention services
with integrity and respect as we partnership with our community.
Law Enforcement Division consists of many Bureaus and Units, all of which provide law enforcement services in one form or
another. This Division is overwhelming comprised of deputy sheriff's, but is supported by a support staff of Clerks, Secretaries
and Community Services Officers. This Division is comprised of the following
Bureaus and Units:
Bureau which includes the Violent Crimes Investigation Unit, Coroner's Unit, Narcotics Unit, Property Crimes Investigation
Unit, Crime Scene Investigations Unit, and the Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Unit.
Patrol Bureau which includes: Main Office and Substation Patrol, Helicopter Unit Reserve Deputy Unit, Volunteers in Policing Unit, Many collateral
specialty units Marine
Unit, and the Crime Prevention Unit.