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.

Operations Division

Operations Division is comprised of the Investigations Section, the Patrol Section and the City of Live Oak contract services. Captain Chad Niswonger commands and oversees division operations.

The Investigations Section primarily concerns the investigation of felony cases as well as follow-up of coroners’ investigations, public administrator cases, and complex misdemeanor cases, or other cases as assigned by the Sheriff. The Patrol Section has the responsibility for providing law enforcement services to Sutter County and includes contract services for the City of Live Oak.

Contact Information

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

Phone: (530) 822-7307
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