The North, Central, and South Service Centers are closed to public access until further notice as a precautionary measure in an effort to mitigate unnecessary exposure to the COVID-19 Virus. On-line reporting and Live Scan by appointment is still available.
While our Service Centers are temporarily closed to public access, our field patrol deputies will continue to respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service. We recognize our Service Center Volunteers provide a valuable service to our communities, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
If you have an emergency situation and need immediate Sheriff’s Deputy response due to a life threatening situation or an in progress crime, please call 9-1-1.
If you would like to file an on-line report, please go to “On-Line Reporting”
Protocol – Staff protocols are based on local and federal guidance and are regularly revised as processes are changed or refined. There are four COVID-19 housing units in each jail including Intake Quarantine (new arrivals), Close Contact Quarantine (exposed but no symptoms), Suspect Isolation (symptoms but pending testing) and Confirmed Cases. Any inmate exhibiting symptoms consistent with the CDC COVID-19 symptom list are tested. Additionally all patients exposed to the symptomatic individual are also tested.
Testing – All inmates receive a COVID-19 test, some receive multiple tests during the incarceration. Education is provided prior to testing on why testing is being done. Testing is extensive and completed on:
When a large group is tested, all inmates are verbally provided the results of their test. Any inmate requesting a paper copy of the test result will be provided with documentation. All inmates are provided the opportunity to discuss test results with medical staff.
Vaccinations – All inmates are offered vaccinations, provided education and can participate in an incentive program.
Masking – Universal masking is required for all staff with full PPE required depending on staff roles/duties.
Physical Distancing – Is maintained whenever feasible except while providing direct patient care or when space is not conducive.
Cleaning & Sanitation – The jails are cleaned throughout the day with special emphasis placed on high traffic and visitation areas. Twice a day, officers utilize handheld and backpack electrostatic sprayers, combined with an approved cleaning solution, to disinfect the entire facility.
Showers and Phones – Inmates who are in isolation or quarantine housing receive access to use the phones and showers immediately upon being placed in their pod/cell.
COVID-19 Status as of October 20, 2021
Background – An outbreak was confirmed on 10/18/21 at the jail facilities. Staff are actively working on potential sources of internal transmission and ways to mitigate it. Contact tracing is in process and involves large scale testing at both facilities. Once introduced to the jail, COVID spreads rapidly. This is very common in correctional facilities.
Protocol – See above for information on protocols.
Vaccinations – Identified confirmed cases were unvaccinated. All inmates are offered vaccinations, provided education about the benefits of vaccination, and are welcome to participate in the inmate vaccination incentive program. Participating inmates receive a fiscal incentive in their accounts post vaccination.
Staff are under a State Public Health for Corrections. This includes mandatory vaccination for health care, custody and inmate workers OR qualified exemptions plus weekly testing.
The following is the data snapshot which is updated weekly.
COVID-19 Data – will be updated on a weekly basis.
As of 10/20/2021:
Please refer to the following website for the most up to date court information, https://www.saccourt.ca.gov
Civil Bureau front counter will be closed until further notice. All documents can be placed in the drop box located outside the public access door. Any question’s concerning the civil process should be directed to (916) 875-2665.
The CCW Unit is open to the public and has returned to normal operation. Due to COVID-19, all persons entering the building at 2101 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA, are required to wear a facial mask that covers the nose and mouth. You will not be permitted access to enter the building if you are not wearing a face covering.
The Sheriff’s Office understands that many of these closures create an inconvenience but at this time these precautionary measures are essential to the health and safety of our employees and the citizens we serve.