The Glenn County Sheriff is responsible for law enforcement services in the unincorporated areas of the county and within the City of Willows.

Officers at attention

We administer the County Jail, Dispatch, and function as the County Coroner. We patrol waterways to protect residents and property and acts as the Director of Emergency Services.

The Mission Of The GLENN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE is to work in partnership with all citizens to protect life and property and to enhance the quality of life for each person living in the Glenn County Community; We, the men and women of the department, stand by our motto:

Commitment To Service, Dedication To Community.

Summer is boating season!Sheriff's Boat Patrol Unit on Sacramento River

Glenn County Sheriff's Office - Boat Patrol Unit will be out on local lakes and the Sacramento River to ensure everyone enjoys the waterways safely. 

Do you have your California Boater Card?


California Boater Card

California boating law requires boaters to obtain and carry a California Boater Card (CBC) while operating a recreational motorized vessel on California waterways. This card is often called the ‘California boating license’.
The CBC requirement will be phased in over 8 years. 
January 1, 2019: Persons 25 years of age or younger
January 1, 2020: Persons 35 years of age or younger
January 1, 2021: Persons 40 years of age or younger
January 1, 2022: Persons 45 years of age or younger
January 1, 2023: Persons 50 years of age or younger
January 1, 2024: Persons 60 years of age or younger
January 1, 2025: All persons regardless of age

Megan's Law

California Department of Justice's official Internet web site, which lists designated registered sex offenders in California.

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