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.

Civil Processes: The Civil Division is resuming enforcement of evictions and money judgement orders effective 06/01/2020. Instructions on what is needed can be found at or contact us at (209) 468-4475.

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 June 12, 2020 will need to be rescheduled by the original “report to jail” date and time. Please send us an email to with these four pieces of information: name, date of birth, court case number and date, you were originally scheduled. If you do not have email access, call us at (209) 468-4384. Those that appear at the Sheriff’s Office on the original report date will be rescheduled.                                 
Please Note: Those that fail to follow any of the above options 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 remains open to the public. Only currently enrolled program participants or applicants are allowed in the office. Enrolled persons may continue making payments in the office with a money order, credit or debit card. If you have to enter the case management area, you must wear a facemask that covers only the mouth and nose area and submit to a no-contact temperature check. Currently enrolled program participants are encouraged to contact their assigned case manager by phone or you may call the front office at (209) 468-4620. Program applicants for the Electronic Monitoring Program may call (209) 468-4523 for enrollment information. Program applicants for the Alternative Work Program may come to the office to make an appointment if your report to jail date is after June 1, 2020. Program applicants with report to jail dates prior to June 1, 2020, must follow the Court Ordered Commitments and Book-and-Releases Instructions at

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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