Butte County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Kory L. HoneaThe 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.





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 Undersheriff in 2010.

Sheriff Honea holds a Juris Doctorate from the 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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 Contact BCSO

Sheriff's Office

Phone: 530.538.7321

Jail: 530.538.7471

General Email Inquiries


 Locations & Hours

Sheriff's Office
5 Gillick Way
Oroville, CA 95965

Chico Substation
479 E. Park Ave
Chico, CA 95928

Magalia Substation
14166 Skyway
Magalia, CA 95954

Office Hours:

Civil Division
M-Th - 8:00am to 4:30pm
F - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Records Division
M-F - 8:00am to 4:30pm