Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was founded in November 1861
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is a professional and progressive organization dedicated to providing quality public safety service to the citizens and visitors of Humboldt County. This county encompasses nearly 10,500 square miles of territory with six communities outside the county seat of Winnemucca. Our agency will invest in available resources to enhance pro-active problem solving and increase community partnerships.
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing the best customer service and recognizes the need to maintain a safe community in which to work, live, play and visit while maintaining the highest ethical standards and traditions of Law Enforcement.
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office strives to lead the fight in preventing crime and injustice by enforcing the law fairly and defending the rights of all. Also, to partner with the community we serve to secure and promote safety.