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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff – Coroner About Us
Formed in 1850, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is the oldest and largest law enforcement agency in the county, with enforcement covering over 3,200 square miles. In addition to being the primary law enforcement agency for San Luis Obispo County, the Sheriff is responsible for coroner services, the county jail which houses over 500 inmates, the civil division, and special investigations units like the Gang Task Force, Special Problems Unit, Narcotics Unit, Records and Warrants, Sheriff & EMS dispatch facility, Search and Rescue, the Posse Unit, Aero Squadron and Dive Team.

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, as directed by law and moral responsibility.
http://www.slosheriff.org/


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Gang members arrested for assault

San Luis Obispo County deputies arrested three people for allegedly robbing and assaulting a man in Oceano. On Sept. 22, three alleged gang members drove a man to a field in Oceano, took his money and cell phone and beat... (Continue reading)

Peace officers accused of murdering San Miguel man

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested two peace officers who allegedly killed a man in a bar fight in San Miguel earlier this month. Alvaro Jaramillo Medrano, 54, of San Miguel died during an altercation with Sergio Aranda, 35,... (Continue reading)

SLO County law enforcers acquiring military equipment

Police departments and the sheriff’s office in San Luis Obispo County have been participating in federal grant programs that allow them to obtain used military weapons, gear and vehicles. [Tribune] Through U.S. Defense and Homeland Security Department grants, San Luis... (Continue reading)

Man who died in San Miguel bar fight identified

The San Luis Obispo County coroner has identified the man who died in a San Miguel bar fight Sunday night as 54-year-old Alvaro Jaramillo Medrano. Emergency responders found Medrano, a San Miguel resident, unconscious outside the Elk Horn bar around... (Continue reading)

Man apparently killed in San Miguel bar fight

A man died following a bar fight Sunday night in San Miguel. Around 10:44 p.m. Sunday, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a fight between two groups in front of the Elkhorn Bar in the 1200 block of... (Continue reading)

DA files human trafficking charges

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed human trafficking charges against Richard Brooks for allegedly pimping out, raping and drugging a 17-year-old girl. Brooks, 38, of San Francisco is charged with 16 counts including a charge of human... (Continue reading)

Second man arrested for rape and sodomy of a child

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a second man suspected of the rape, sodomy and oral copulation by force or fear of an underage girl. On Tuesday evening, detectives arrested 38-year-old Richard Scott Brooks of San Francisco. He was... (Continue reading)

Cayucos firefighter accused of rape

A Cayucos firefighter was arrested Thursday for rape, sodomy and oral copulation by force or fear. After a short investigation into reports of child abuse, San Luis Obispo Sheriff deputies arrested Oscar Higueros, Jr., 38. Neighbors said Hiqueros had been... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man loses it at sheriff’s station

Amid a family dispute, a 20-year-old Atascadero man allegedly vandalized the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s North Patrol Station in Templeton during a standoff on Saturday. At 1:10 p.m., dispatch received a 911 call reporting a family disturbance in the... (Continue reading)

Gang member suspected of vandalizing Nipomo farm

A known gang member from Santa Maria is suspected of vandalizing a Nipomo farm on Wednesday. Early in the morning, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies were called to Rancho Laguna Farms to investigate a tagging. At the farm they... (Continue reading)



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