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.


The Butte County Sheriff's Office participated in National Coffee with a Cop day on Friday October 7, 2016.  BCSO Officials enjoyed hot coffee and great conversation with community members at Chatterbox Café in Durham, Lots a Java in Oroville, and Dolly O Donuts in Magalia. 

 Thank you to everyone who stopped by to visit!




 The Butte County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit and Search and Rescue participated in the annual Chico Parade of Light on Saturday October 22, 2016.


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Phone: 530.538.7321

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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