Mendocino County Sheriff's Office





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County of Mendocino


Thomas D. Allman

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Sorry for any inconvenience.

Everbridge Emergency Alert System

Make sure your cell number is in our Emergency Alert System Database.
All land lines are already included.

Join Us On Facebook at
the Official Facebook of The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.

Critical weather warnings, Office of Emergency Services alerts, advisories and warnings, major developments and public announcements, are posted there.

And on Twitter


The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office has submitted a preliminary request (G13-03-52-L01) for grant funds from the California State Parks and Recreations OHV Funds. The request for funds is posted for review and available for comment by visiting

Send An Anonymous Tip To The
Mendocino County Sheriff's Office

by calling our TIP line

(707) 234-2100
or email

Have you had a positive or negative experience
with our department? Fill out the Sheriff's Compliment/Complaint form and let us know.

Looking for information or forms regarding the Restraining Order Process?



Community Meetings


November 18, 2015
12:00 pm — Building Horizons Building
Download the calendar for Covelo meetings the entire year here.

External Links

The links provided below are for the public's convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office of their services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

Project Sanctuary
A resource for domestic violence and sexual assault victims.

Mendocino County's
Emergency Operations Plan

The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your home or mobile phone for free.


Mendocino Public Safety Foundation

Launched 4/20/10

(Victim Information and Notification Everyday)
For custody status 24 hours a day
Click here

Marijuana Ordinance

Tsunami Marine Debris
Guidelines & Info

Booking Logs

Press Releases


Press Information Officer
Field Services Commander

Captain Gregory L. Van Patten
(707) 463-4083

Mission Statement

To be an effective, professional and community oriented public safety agency through cooperative efforts.

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