Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay at home order for the entire State of California on March 19, 2020. In order to comply with this order, the Sheriff’s Office has made changes to protect the individuals in our county. The following changes have been made to provide continuing support to the best of our ability. Please keep in mind that the information below is fluid and may change as we aim to improve our processes.

The Sheriff’s Office Administration Lobby will be open to the public, Monday, May 11, 2020.          
Please be advised members of the public may be admitted upon a temperature check via a ‘non-contact’ infrared thermometer, and must be wearing a facemask that covers only the mouth and nose area. 

Please review the list below, to better assist your needs at the Sheriff’s Office:

Animal Services: If you have Animal Service related questions, please contact us at (209) 953-6073.

New Info:
Civil Processes: The Civil Division is resuming enforcement of evictions and money judgment orders effective 06/05/2020. For questions or further information, please feel free to contact us at (209) 468-4475 or visit our website

Coroners: If you have Coroner related questions, please contact us at (209) 468-4300.

Court Ordered Commitments and Book-and-Releases:
All court orders from now through March 22, 2021 will need to be rescheduled.
Please send us an email at with these four pieces of information:
1. Name
2. Date of Birth
3. Court Case #
4. Original Scheduled Turn-In Date
If you do not have email access, please call us at (209)468-4384. Those that appear at the Sheriff’s Office on the ‘Original Report Date’ will be rescheduled & will be given an updated court document of your future appointment.
Please Note: Those that fail to appear will have a 'Failure To Appear' Warrant, issued through the courts.

Courts: Please go to for specific operation of Court proceedings.

Fingerprinting: Please contact Technical Services at (209) 468-4459 to schedule an appointment.

Internal Affairs: Internal Affairs matters can be handled by phone at (209) 468-4689. For additional information, please refer to  

Jail Visitation: In order to protect the health and wellness of our county, visitation has been suspended until further notice.

Records Division: If you have Records related questions, please contact us at (209) 468-4408 or email us at


    290: To schedule an appointment or register/update your information, please contact (209) 468-4425.

    Gang and Narcotics: To schedule an appointment, please contact us at (209) 468-4400.

Release of Identification: Please call (209) 468-4425.

Tow Desk: If you have Tow Desk related questions, please contact us at (209) 468-4171.

Work Programs Office:

The Sheriff’s Work Programs Office is open to the public and a limited number of AWP work sites have re-opened. Currently enrolled program participants must report to the office to have your work programs days rescheduled. Program applicants for all programs (AWP/EMP/EMWP) must report to the Work Programs Office with their court documents, the $75 application fee (money, credit/debit card only) and proof of income. When reporting to the office, sign in with your name and phone number and step outside or return to your car. When someone is available to assist you, you will receive a call to come into the office. Only two people are permitted in the front office at a time (this includes interpreters, children and guests). Everyone who enters the Work Programs Office, must wear a face mask that covers the mouth and nose area. If you must enter the case management area, you must submit to a no-contact temperature check.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday and all legal holidays.

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