Undersheriff Jim Voge
Undersheriff Jim Voge was promoted by Sheriff Ian Parkinson on December 16, 2018. He was the former commanding officer of Coast Station and prior to that appointment, he was the officer-in-charge of the Professional Standards and Training Unit. Before joining the Sheriff’s Office, he was a member of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and retired at the rank of commander after serving over 33 years. His last assignment was the commanding officer of Internal Affairs Group. In 1974 to 1975, he was also a patrol officer for the Aspen Colorado Police Department.
Undersheriff Voge has a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from California State University Los Angeles. Besides his work at the Sheriff’s Office, Undersheriff Voge teaches Officer-Involved Shooting and Internal Affairs Investigation courses. Undersheriff Voge also taught criminal justice courses at Cuesta College. Undersheriff Voge has been with the Sheriff’s Office since February of 2011.