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The Placer County Sheriff’s Office serves the people of Placer County by providing law enforcement to the unincorporated areas, from the Sacramento County line to the Nevada state line at Lake Tahoe, plus providing contract law enforcement services to the city of Colfax and the township of Loomis.

The Sheriff’s Office also provides jail services, coroner’s services, court security, and marshal duties to the entire county. Our mission is to maintain the quality of life enjoyed here, and to ensure that our county is a safe place to live, work and visit.

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Strategic Plan

Please find 2016-2020 Strategic Plan here

Annual Report

Please find the 2017 Annual Report here.

Crime Mapping

Crime information for unincorporated Placer County, the City of Colfax and Township of Loomis is available at It is updated regularly with public information about certain types of crime reports. Search for an address and select the crime types and date range you want to see, or view all crimes in the jurisdiction. Sign up to receive email alerts for crimes happening near you.

Victim Notification Program

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) is a service that allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. Victims and other concerned citizens can also register to be notified by phone, email or TTY device when an offender's custody status changes. Learn more about VINE here.


California Registered Sex Offenders

For the most up-to-date and accurate information about California registered sex offenders, go to Megan’s Law.

Placer County Sheriff's Council

Placer County's business and community leaders dedicated to making a difference.

By helping to provide much needed equipment and training, not available through the budget, the Sheriff's Council is trying to make a difference. The business and community leaders of the council have volunteered to work closely with law enforcement to help meet those needs through this non-profit organization. Check out the Sheriff's Council and see how you can get involved.


Crime Stoppers is an important tool in helping us solve crimes. It allows us to do our job more effectively by providing an opportunity for people of the community to get information to us that we might not have otherwise."
- Devon Bell - Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal, Placer County

The National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial

It honors all of America's federal, state and local fallen law enforcers. Inscribed on the memorial's blue-gray marble walls are the names of more than 17,500 officers who have been killed in the line of duty, dating back to the first known death in 1792. Officers Memorial

Placer County Sheriff's Office Principles

Core Values

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We will constantly strive to meet the highest standards of honesty and integrity.

We are a family centered organization committed to supporting one another.

We have pride in ourselves and take ownership of our work.

All Sheriff’s Office members will treat each other with dignity, courtesy, and respect, regardless of position or assignment. This leads to identical treatment of the public we serve.

We are involved in our community and seek to become a part of the world we serve.

We will achieve professional performance through continual training, education, and commitment to our duties.

Management and subordinates are mutually accountable for their performance.

There will be no tolerance for criminal misconduct by Sheriff’s Office members, on or off-duty. Such conduct will consistently be presented for legal review.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office is to maintain the quality of life we enjoy and to ensure our county is a safe place to live, work and visit.

This will be accomplished through safeguarding individual liberties, building community partnerships through transparency and education, preventing crime and resolving those crimes that do occur.

We are also responsible for the professional care and custody of those confined within our jail facilities. Other duties include those of marshal, security of the courts and efficient investigation of coroner cases.

We are committed to this mission and conduct our responsibilities toward a goal of excellence and with dedication to the community we serve.