Sonoma County Sheriff

Since 1850, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office has been serving and protecting the people of Sonoma County by providing law enforcement and detention services. With more than 650 dedicated professionals, we are responsible for covering a service area of more than 1,700 square miles and a population of half a million.

In partnership with our communities, we’re committed to providing professional, firm, fair, and compassionate public safety services with integrity and respect. Join us and be part of a team that includes nearly 250 deputy sheriffs, more than 200 correctional deputies and approximately 200 support staff. And with more than 30 different highly-trained and specialized units, you’ll find a career with real potential for growth and advancement.

What we do is unlike anything else. It’s uncommon and unpredictable. It’s the kind of thing you won’t find in any manual or textbook. To take on this challenge, you need to be more than smart. You must be intuitive, instinctive, ready to act at a moment’s notice, and make the right call. The call that makes a difference in your community. The call that will make all the difference in your career.

Whether in a sworn or non-sworn role, you’ll train hard, work hard, and play hard. Because to do what we do, to serve and protect, is more than just another job. It’s a calling. The best part? We get to live out this calling in one of the greatest places on Earth. Join us.