Sheriff J. Paul Parker

Sheriff J. Paul Parker
Sheriff J. Paul Parker
Sheriff J. Paul Parker is a 30+ year veteran of Law Enforcement. He started his career in law enforcement as one of the original Sutter County Sheriff's cadets in 1972. He then moved on to work as a patrol officer for the Live Oak Police Department in 1976. Sheriff Parker returned to the Sheriff's Office in 1980 as a patrol deputy and since that time he continued his career within the office, attaining the rank of Corporal in 1985, Patrol Sergeant in 1989 and completing several years as a Detective Sergeant. Sheriff Parker rose to the rank of Captain in 1999, commanding the Jail Division of the Sheriff's Office and the Patrol Division in January 2003. In July 2006 he was appointed to the position of Undersheriff by Sheriff Denney. In April 2008, he was appointed as Sheriff-Coroner of Sutter County after the retirement of Sheriff Denney.

During his career Sheriff Parker has also held positions on special details while an officer and deputy, such as cadet coordinator, reserve officer coordinator, traffic accident reconstruction officer, Field Training Officer, SED (SWAT) Team leader, certified examiner in computer voice stress analysis and a court recognized fingerprint expert. He previously was an instructor for Yuba Community College at both the police and jail academies in courses dealing with jail security and domestic violence issues.

Sheriff Parker holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Phoenix, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy-class 195th session, 1998.

Sheriff Parker is a life long resident of the Yuba/Sutter area and lives in Yuba City with his wife Kate. Sheriff Parker has two daughters, (Jacqueline and Samantha) and a son (Jacob).

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Contact Information

Sheriff J. Paul Parker
Sutter County Sheriff's Office
1077 Civic Center Boulevard
Yuba City, CA 95993

Phone: (530) 822-7307
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