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Jail Division Commander

Captain Dan Buttler
Captain Dan Buttler
Captain Dan Buttler has more than 24 years of law enforcement experience, 21 years with the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office and three years as a Game Warden for the Department of Fish and Wildlife. During Captain Buttler’s time at the Sheriff’s Office he has been assigned to the Narcotic Enforcement Team (Net-5), Investigations Unit (Detectives) as a Detective , Detectives Sergeant and as the Investigations Lieutenant. During his time in detectives he piloted the Internet Crimes Against Children (I.C.A.C) and Computer Forensics Program. He is also a member of and oversees the Underwater Search and Recovery Team (Dive Team). He has been a member of the Special Enforcement Detail (SED/SWAT) for 18 years where he was assigned the mission duties of sniper, breaching , chemical agents’ deployment and tactical medic, he is currently the Tactical Commander for the SED Team. In addition, he has served as a Field Training Officer, (FTO) and supervised the FTO Program. Captain Buttler also served as the Reserve Deputy Coordinator, Cadet Coordinator, Background Investigator, Internal Affairs Investigator, Range Master, Shoot House Instructor, Chemical Agents Instructor and Public Information Officer (PIO).

In 2018 he was promoted to the rank of Captain and He is currently assigned to the Jail as the Division Commander where he oversees the Jail Divisions budget and daily operations.

Captain Buttler is currently finishing his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento; in addition, he has completed the course work for his Associate of Science degree in Administration of Justice from Sacramento Community College.

Captain Buttler enjoys spending time with his wife Lisa and their two children.

"Beware that, when fighting monsters, you yourself do not become a monster... for when you gaze long into the abyss. The abyss gazes also into you."
--Friedrich W. Nietzsche

Contact Information

Captain Dan Buttler
Jail Division Commander
Sutter County Sheriff's Office
1077 Civic Center Boulevard
Yuba City, CA 95993

Phone: (530) 822-7300
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