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.

Sutter County Sheriffs

Sutter County was incorporated by the California State Legislature on February 18, 1850, as one of the state's original 27 counties. Since the establishment of the Sheriff's Office, 24 sheriffs have faithfully served the people of this county:

1850-1851
John Pole
1851-1853
Joseph Hopkins
1854-1857
M. F. Gaar
1858-1861
S. E. Kennard
1862-1865
D. D. Stewart
1866-1867
J. A. Friend
1868-1869
J. B. Clark
1870-1871
T. Cooper
1871-1873
Samual McClure
1874-1892
W. P. Harkey
1893-1898
T. L. Smith
1899-1902
James Elwell
1903-1906
Newt Wilson
1907-1918
Fred Noyes
1919-1930
Bert Manford
1931-1942
Bert Ullrey
1943-1946
Dick Kimerer
1946-1964
G. W. Carpenter
1964-1970
H. P. Ollar
1971-1990
Roy D. Whiteaker
1991-1998
Art Brandwood
1999-2008
Jim Denney
2008-2018
J. Paul Parker
2019-Present
Brandon Barnes