Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Jerry W. SmithThe Sheriff’s Office serves all the citizens of Butte County by providing a mix of public safety and public service functions. The Sheriff’s Office provides around-the-clock law enforcement service to every region of the county. In addition to 24 hour policing, we offer Butte County citizens a full range of services including, coroner services, civil services, court security and corrections.
Sheriff Kory L. Honea

Sheriff Kory L. Honea

Kory L. Honea became the 31st Sheriff of Butte County in May 2014. Prior to becoming the Sheriff, Honea served as the Undersheriff for nearly four years.  Sheriff Honea began his career with the Butte County Sheriff’s Office in 1993, when he was hired as a deputy sheriff.  Prior to that Sheriff Honea was employed by the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.

During his law enforcement career Sheriff Honea has held assignments in corrections, patrol and investigations. In 2000, Sheriff Honea transferred to the District Attorney’s Office as an investigator.  While at the District Attorney’s Office, Sheriff Honea promoted through the ranks to become the Chief Investigator in 2008. Sheriff Honea held that position until his return to the Sheriff’s Office as the Undersheriff in 2010.

Sheriff Honea holds a Juris Doctorate from Taft School of Law and is a member of the State Bar of California. He also holds an Associate of Arts degree from Butte College.  Sheriff Honea has extensive law enforcement training certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). 

 

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Sheriff's Office

33 County Center Dr
Oroville, CA 95965

Chico Substation
479 E. Park Ave
Chico, CA 95928

Magalia Substation
14166 Skyway
Magalia, CA 95954

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm