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 still suspended 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.

Investigations Section

Examining a cup for fingerprints
Examining a cup for fingerprints
Members of the Investigations Section are responsible for investigating felony cases submitted to them for follow up by patrol deputies. They also perform follow up investigation regarding coroners’ investigations, public administrator cases, and complex misdemeanor cases, or other cases as assigned by the Sheriff.

Detectives receive specialized training in the following areas:

  • Computer Stress Analyzer
  • Identi-Kit Composite Drawings
  • Fingerprint Identification
  • Sex based crimes
  • Advanced Crime Scene Investigation
  • Homicide Investigation

The Investigations Section can be reached by telephone at (530) 822-7313.

Oversight of the Evidence and Property Unit is handled by the Operations Division Commander.

Section Resources

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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