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