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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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Sheriff deputy rescues woman trapped underwater

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A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy rescued a 50-year-old Santa Maria woman Saturday who was trapped under a capsized watercraft at Lopez lake, according to a sheriff’s department press release. Shortly after 1 p.m., deputy Matthew Shields and a... (Continue reading)

K9 sniffs contraband in Nipomo man’s truck

Allen Michael Thompson

With the help of a K9, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found a stolen pistol, heroin, methamphetamine and counterfeit cash in a Nipomo man’s pickup truck. Around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies saw a driver on Highway 101 whom they... (Continue reading)

Man flees with handcuff on his wrist in Nipomo

Damon Ramos

A Santa Maria man ran away from California Highway Patrol officers while he had a handcuff around his wrist, prompting an hours-long search in Nipomo. [KSBY] On Thursday morning, the CHP received a call about a possibly abandoned vehicle on... (Continue reading)

Illegal immigrant a no-show in court

Francisco Javier Chavez

An illegal immigrant whom the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office recently let out of jail did not appear Thursday at his first court appearance for the alleged near-fatal beating of a 2-year-old girl. Francisco Chavez, 27, is accused of... (Continue reading)

Oceano woman stabbed, killed

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An Oceano woman was killed in an apparent murder and attempted suicide on Sunday morning, according to a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department press release. At 12:20 a.m., deputies responding to a domestic violence call and found an Hispanic... (Continue reading)

SLO Sheriff releases full list of alleged cocaine traffickers

Chase Michael Hansen, 25, Morro Bay

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s office has released an expanded roster of an alleged cocaine trafficking ring that the district attorney’s office had already begun prosecuting. Last week, the DA’s office announced it had filed charges against seven men... (Continue reading)

Felon photographs kids in Nipomo, then flees

Blaise Douglas Olaf Borgen

An Arroyo Grande felon carrying drugs, ammo and a gun took photos of children playing in a Nipomo yard Friday morning, then led sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase. Around 9:30 a.m., the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s office received... (Continue reading)

California officers arrested for abusing kids at Camp SLO

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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested four Southern California police officers who are accused of physically abusing a total of 15 teens at a boot camp held at Camp San Luis Obipso in May. The arrests occurred on Tuesday... (Continue reading)

Illegal immigrants accused of violent Central Coast attacks

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By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two men accused of committing recent assaults that left Central Coast residents with serious injuries have been identified by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as illegal immigrants, and one of the suspects is now out of jail.... (Continue reading)

Man acquitted of sexual assault sues SLO County

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A South County man spent almost two years in county jail, where he lost two teeth, after sheriff’s detectives and prosecutors falsely accused him of sexually assaulting two teenagers, according to a lawsuit filed last week in San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)



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