A Message From Sheriff Bill Gore

Welcome to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Web site. I invite you to learn about the many services we provide, and hope you will join with us in making San Diego County the safest urban county in the nation.

William D. Gore, Sheriff


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Night Out Against Crime

Join us on Tuesday, August 1st and learn all about how to stay safe. Meet Sheriff's Deputies who patrol your neighborhood and take part in fun activities for the entire family. Click below for more information on Night Out events near you:

Alpine  Rancho San Diego
Fallbrook (August 4th)  San Marcos
Imperial Beach  San Marcos - San Elijo Hills
Lemon Grove  Santee/Lakeside
Encinitas  Valley Center
Poway   Vista
Ramona


Warrant & Jury Duty Scam


If you get a call from someone claiming to be with the Sheriff's Department demanding money, HANG UP IMMEDIATELY! IT'S A SCAM!
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Sheriff's Department Statement on CCW Permits

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Responsible Pet Ownership

The Sheriff’s Department is joining with the County Department of Animal Services (SDDAC) to encourage responsible pet ownership. SDDAC offers a free class to the public called Pet Parenting 101.
Department of Animal Services »
Dog Bite Information »


“Take Me Home” Registry

The Take Me Home Registry is a utility to provide important information to law enforcement officials who may come into contact with those having disabilities such as Autism, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Down syndrome, deafness or any other Developmental Disabilities.
More information & Registration »


Sheriff’s Most Wanted

The Sheriff’s Department asks for your help to locate individuals wanted for committing local crimes. Check back often for updates.
Most Wanted Page »

Cold Case Homicides

The Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help to solve several cold case homicides.

Cold cases »


Vacation Home Checks

If you plan to be away from home, download and fill out the vacation check form and deliver it to your local station. Forms sent via email or mail will not be accepted.
Vacation Check Form »
Vacation Check Flyer »
Home Security Tips »

Most Recent News Releases

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Night Out Against Crime
An informed community is a safe community. Know your neighbors and deputies who patrol your neighborhood. Join us for National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 1st.

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Start Smart Program

The Start Smart Program is an opportunity for new drivers and their parents/guardians to clearly understand their responsibilities when a teen starts to drive. Taught by trained law enforcement personnel, it creates awareness of possible consequences, both financial and physical, of distracted or impaired driving, and provides applicable information about collision prevention.
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