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.

Patrol Positions

Patrol Recruitment Sutter County Sheriff's Office has approximately 146 employees, 57 of which are Sworn. The office has a SWAT team, Boat Patrol, Swift Water Rescue, ATV patrol, Dive team, Canine team, School Resource Deputies, Reserve Deputies and a Mounted Posse.

Minimum qualifications for a Patrol Deputy are that the applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of appointment, possess a valid California Drivers License and have a minimum of 30 semester units from an accredited college or 10 core course units in police science, successful completion of a California Police Academy or possession of a POST basic certificate.

The Sheriff's Office also has a lateral deputy hiring program and periodically accepts applications for lateral deputy recruitment.

Reserve Patrol Deputies provide a valuable role and function in the Patrol Division and we are actively seeking those who may be interested in a Reserve Deputy position. Visit the Reserve Patrol Deputy page for further information.

Current Recruitment

Contact Information

If you would like more information about becoming a deputy, please e-mail or call Captain Chad Niswonger, Operations Division Commander, at (530) 822-7307.

Please visit the Sutter County Employment Opportunities page for further information about applying for a position.

Sutter County Sheriff’s Office
1077 Civic Center Blvd
Yuba City, CA 95993
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Sutter County Human Resources
1160 Civic Center Blvd
Yuba City, CA 95993
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(530) 822-7113