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 for Emergency Communications Supervisor!  Click here to apply now!

We are continually hiring for Lateral Deputy Sheriffs and Correctional Deputy II's.  Apply today!

What's New


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  1. Bridgeville Resident Deputy

    Sheriff Mike Downey is pleased to announce Deputy Ben Filippini has been selected to fill the vacant Resident Deputy position for the Bridgeville Community... Read on...
  2. DA's Office Arrest

    On behalf of the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is providing the following information in regards to the arrest of Marcia Maelinda Kitchen, dob 8/27/1977, from Fortuna... Read on...
  3. Double Homicide - Case 201604450

    The two decedents from the Hyampom homicide have been positively identified as Michael David Sims, 47 years old from Samoa, Ca, and Lawrence O’Connor, 56 years old from Eureka, Ca... Read on...
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