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.
Camp Fire Unaccounted for Persons


In an effort to better inform the public, this list of Unaccounted for persons is being provided.  If you see anyone on the list who is no longer unaccounted for, please contact us so their name can be removed.  Staff working the Task Force can be reached at:  

530-538-6570, 530-538-7544, 530-538-7671.  

Due to the enormous amount of emails looking to add people to the list we are asking that you instead call the numbers listed above.  In order to take a missing persons report you need to speak to a person so that information can be taken.  

Unaccounted For Persons List

Camp Fire Information

Law Enforcement Escort Information

Camp Fire Evacuation/Repopulation Map

Camp Fire Structure Status

If you have a firearm that was damaged in the fire and needs to be destroyed, you should take the firearm to a local licensed firearms dealer to have the weapon destroyed. 

This is the DOJ form that the owner of the firearm will need to fill out.

Aerial Imagery Maps of Some Burn Areas in Town of Paradise Now Available

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DNA Testing for those missing loved ones in the Camp Fire


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Oroville, CA 95965

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Chico, CA 95928

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