Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputies are on duty and prepared to respond to any public need. If you have a life-threatening emergency and need immediate assistance always use 911 for help.

For all other law enforcement needs please call our dispatch center at (805) 654-9511. You can assist us by only calling if it is necessary to report a crime in progress or a crime that has occurred recently.  

For information related to COVID-19 Coronavirus and Public Health Advisories, please visit for the most up to date information. You can also call the incident hotline at (805) 465-6650.

Until further notice, the Sheriff’s Office has suspended all visiting and volunteer programs at all jail facilities. There are options to stay in contact with an inmate. Those can be found at

All LiveScan fingerprinting services for citizens at all facilities are suspended. 

New applications for CCW Permits are not being accepted at this time.

The Sheriff’s Civil Unit will not be carrying out evictions until further notice.  The Sheriff’s Civil counter, located in the Ventura County Courthouse is open to the public.  The Sheriff’s Civil Office may be reached by calling 805-654-2391 and by email at

For the most current information about upcoming court dates, extensions, and how to pay fines, please visit the County of Ventura Superior Court website at .

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