Effective 6/19/2020, the following services are now being made available for "in person" contact at the Sheriff's Office:

  • All civil processes, except evictions and real property levies.
  • Report requests for the public are available via phone or at the records counter.
  • All CCW- initials requests, renewals and modifications will be online through Permitium, available on the Sheriff's Webpage.
    • CCW applicants will be contacted to schedule "in person" appointments.
    • Renewals/modifications will be processed and contacted with a time to pick up CCW.
  • Vehicle release requests will be handled at the records counter, as needed.
  • Registrants- these will be handled by "walk in" or by phone interview.
  • Live scan services are available to the public by appointment only. Services will be scheduled in one hour time slots to allow for proper cleaning procedures. Appointments to the general public are available on Tuesdays from 8-11AM and on Thursdays 1-4PM
  • In Person visiting is suspended once again at the Sutter County Jail in compliance with recommendations from the Board of State and Community Corrections. The public will be updated of additional changes as information becomes available.

Sutter County Sheriff

Sheriff Brandon Barnes
Sheriff Brandon Barnes

Sheriff Brandon Barnes is a California native having grown up in Lincoln California. Sheriff Barnes joined the Napa Valley Police Academy in 1994 and began his law enforcement career with the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department in 1995. As a long time, Sutter County resident, Sheriff Barnes ran for the Office of Sheriff in Sutter County and took office in January of this year. Sheriff Barnes is a graduate of the F.B.I National Academy as well as the P.O.S.T. Command College leadership program. Sheriff Barnes is a graduate of Union Institute with a degree in Police Administration.

Sheriff Barnes has worked a wide variety of assignments during his career, including being a Field Training Officer, detective, SWAT Commander, Chief of Investigations, Lieutenant in charge of Patrol Operations and Jail Commander.

Sheriff Barnes and his wife Jennifer make their home in Live Oak and share four children, ages 16 to 25 years old. Sheriff Barnes enjoys being a volleyball dad and spends his spare time enjoying outdoor activities. Sheriff Barnes is a member of Kiwanis as well as the Agents of Change, both non-profit organizations that work to help the youth of our community.

Contact Information

Sheriff Brandon Barnes
Sutter County Sheriff's Office
1077 Civic Center Boulevard
Yuba City, CA 95993

Phone: (530) 822-7300
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