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
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 »
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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. The next class in October 28th. Click below for details.
Pet Parenting 101 - Oct. 28th »
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
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 San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is deeply saddened at the passing of former Sheriff Bill Kolender. Take a look at some of the moments in the life of this remarkable public servant.
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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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