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

Glenn County Sheriff

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:  

GCSO badge and star Commitment To Service, Dedication To Community. 

CCW Permits by Appointment. Please call 530-934-6441 to schedule your appointment. Walk-Ins available from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday - Friday.

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Start your career in public safety at Glenn County Sheriff's Office

    To view open positions, job descriptions, and to apply, go to Glenn County Job Opportunities 

Current Openings:

Apply for Correctional Deputy

Apply for County Services Officer


Volunteers Needed

Do you want to serve your community and help make it a safer place? Join one our volunteer programs. 

Glenn County Volunteers in Partnership with the Sheriff (VIPS) and Glenn County Search and Rescue are accepting new volunteers. Volunteers of all skills and abilities are needed. Check out our Volunteer Opportunities page for more information.

VIPS flyer          SAR volunteer flyer

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, 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.

Go to Megan's Law


Register today for CodeRED Glenn County to ensure you don't miss an emergency notification! 

Enroll in CodeRED (link is external)

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