Contact Our Department

(530) 251-8013

Dean Growdon, Sheriff/Coroner

Sheriff Duties

The Sheriff is responsible for prevention, detection and investigation of crimes in the unincorporated areas of the County. Required to serve all State mandated writs, warrants, and other notices issued by the court which include court fee waivers.

The Sheriff must attend all Superior and Municipal Courts in the County and obey the lawful orders and direction of all the Courts in the County and be responsible for the transportation and attendance of arrested persons in Court for judicial process.

Provides for the protection of life and property of the citizens of the County. The Coroner inquires into and determines the circumstances, manner, and cause of death of any person within certain legally described situations.

Lassen County Sheriff/Coroner's Office

Address: 1415 Sheriff Cady Lane, Susanville, CA 96130
Administration: (530) 251-8013
Dispatch: (530) 257-6121

Lassen County Adult Detention Facility

Address: 1405 Sheriff Cady Lane, Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-5245



Helpful Resources:

CITIZEN'S COMPLAINT: Section 832.5 of the California Penal Code provides a procedure for citizens to file complaints for investigation against personnel.  Citizen's Complaint Forms may be obtained HERE.

VINELink: VINELink is the online version of VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday), the National Victim Notification Network. This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. Some states have the ability to display this website in Spanish. Please click on the state where you wish to search. If this option is available, you will see an "English | Español" toggle in the upper right hand corner. Victims and other concerned citizens can also register to be notified by phone, email, text message (SMS) or TTY device when an offender's custody status changes. Users can also register through their participating state or county toll-free number. (Use your mouse to scroll over and click on VINELink to access the site.)