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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Holiday Watch 2014

See what is being done in your community to help you enjoy a safe holiday season.
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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.
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Cold Case Homicides

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

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Simon the Safety Bloodhound

Visit Simon to learn about youth safety including the “Don’t Run Around, Stay Found” program. Be sure to check out Simon’s fun activities and safety videos.
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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.
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Holiday Horse Patrols

See how horse patrols are being used in Ramona to deter crime and connect with the community.

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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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