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 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.

There have been many questions about our practices and policies related to hiring, training, and staffing peace officers in light of recent events surrounding use of force issues. We have published a comprehensive document detailing our most current practices and standards which can be found at this link here.

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

To access departmental policy manuals, click this link for Policy Manuals. 

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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