Operations Division Commander

Captain David Samson
Captain David Samson
Captain David Samson is a 29-year veteran of the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office. He began his career as a sheriff’s reserve deputy in 1987 and became a full time deputy in 1992. He was assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET-5) task force from January of 1995 to January of 1997. He returned to patrol and was promoted to Sergeant in late 1997. In January 1999, Samson became the supervisor in charge of the City of Live Oak contract area where he remained until promotion to Lieutenant in February of 2006. Samson was promoted to Captain in July of 2006 and assigned to be the Commander of the Operations Division. He was the Operations Commander from July of 2006 to July of 2010. Captain Samson was the Commander of the Jail Division for four years and is now the Operations Commander.

Captain Samson has completed some work towards a Bachelors degree program through the California State University of Long Beach. He is a graduate of the Supervisory Leadership Institute (SLI), he was voted the Officer of the Year in 2003 and is a past vice president of the Sutter Deputy Sheriff’s Association.

Captain Samson was born and raised in the Yuba Sutter area. He is married and his wife's name is Tammy. He has two sons Jacob and Logan. He enjoys hunting, shooting, and is the head coach of the Sutter High School Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays and Olympic Bunker Shooting Team.

Contact Information

Captain David Samson
Sutter County Sheriff's Office
1077 Civic Center Boulevard
Yuba City, CA 95993

Phone: (530) 822-7307
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