About the SLO County Sheriff's Office

The mission of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is to protect all life and property and to provide service, security, and safety to the community. Our vision is to be the most progressive and creative leaders within the law enforcement community, and ensure our County remains one of the safest places to live and visit. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office provides service to the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County. For more detailed and up-to-date information about the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office please check out our annual report.

Click here to read a historical report on the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office authored by Retired Chief Deputy Gary L. Hoving.