Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office

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.

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 Sheriffs and Correctional Deputy II's.  Apply today!
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  1. Suicidal Subject - Case 201700274

    On Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at approximately 9:45 a.m. Humboldt County Deputy Sheriffs responded to the 4000 block of Hwy 101 in Bayside to a welfare check request of a possible suicidal subject armed with a handgun... Read on...
  2. Deputy Coroner Roy Horton Retirement

    Sheriff Mike Downey and the members of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank Deputy Coroner Roy Horton for his 20 years of service to the citizens of Humboldt County. Roy began his career with the City of Arcata... Read on...
  3. At Risk Missing Person - Case 201700196

    On Saturday, January 14, 2017 at around 4:15 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call that at-risk missing person, Marilyn Jarnaghan had returned safely to her residence... Read on...
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