established in 1849
over 800 sworn and support personnel
The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to delivering quality service through the creation of partnerships with the people we serve.
All members of this department will carry out their duties and responsibilities in such a manner as to afford dignity, respect, and compassion to every individual with whom they come in contact.
With community partnerships as our foundation, we are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions, and fostering a sense of security in communities and individuals. We nurture public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.