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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National Night Out - August 4th

Plan to join with your community in observing the 2015 National Night Out Against Crime. Family-friendly events will be scheduled across the county. Click your community below.

Alpine » Rancho San Diego »
Encinitas » San Marcos City »
Fallbrook » San Marcos-Hidden Meadows »
Imperial Beach » Santee »
Lemon Grove » Valley Center »
Poway » Vista »
Ramona »

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. The next class in July 29th. Click below for details.
Pet Parenting 101 - July 29th »
Department of Animal Services »
Dog Bite Information »


2014 Annual Report

We are pleased to release our 2014 Annual report highlighting the events and achievements of the last year.
2014 Annual Report »


“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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Night Out Against Crime

Join your neighbors and law enforcement at the “Night Out Against Crime” events planned throughout the county.

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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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