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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Storage Unit Thefts

Investigators have recovered a large amount of property believed to be stolen from storage units in the north county.

Potential victims are asked to review photos of the recoverd property and contact investigators if their property is pictured.
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Scam Alert!

Scammers are currently posing as members of the Sheriff’s Department calling people by phone demanding money to settle unpaid traffic tickets or missed jury service. We never make calls of this nature. Hang up immediately if you get such a call.
News release »
TV interview »

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, you can request free vacation checks of your home by completing a request form and delivering it to your local station.
Vacation Check Form »
Vacation Check Flyer »
Home Security Tips »

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Operation Giving Back

With the help of a generous donor, deputies brighten the holidays for several area residents.

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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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