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OUR MISSION

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to protecting lives and property and is committed to providing the highest
level of professional law enforcement and correctional services. We pledge to promote public trust through fair and
impartial policing and will treat all persons with dignity, compassion, and respect.

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$30,000
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$15,000
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Deputy Sheriff Trainee

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START YOUR CAREER WITH US TODAY!

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Start your career in law enforcement with San Mateo County Sheriff's Office in corrections.

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

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Join the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.  Now hiring new Deputy Sheriff Trainees and Laterals.

DEPUTY 

SHERIFF

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Work alongside the San Mateo County Deputies in various positions.

PROFESSIONAL

STAFF

Pigeon Point Lighthouse Viewed from the South. Pescadero, San Mateo County, California, US

Come see everything

San Mateo County has to offer.

DISCOVER
SAN MATEO
COUNTY

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WHY THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE?

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ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES

A career track with endless opportunities, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office  offers a variety of specialties with our Patrol Services, Corrections, Investigations Bureau, Homeland Security Division, Support Services Division,  and Multi-Jurisdictional Division. 

Did you know we also provide police services for the City of San Carlos, Millbrae, Half Moon Bay, Township of Woodside and Portola Valley, Caltrain and SamTrans.  That means more opportunity for you to create the career you want. 

 

Specialty Assignments and Ancillary Duties:

  • Investigations

  • Narcotics Task Force

  • Crime Suppression

  • School Resources

  • Gang Intelligence Unit

  • K-9 Unit

  • Bomb Squad

  • Cargo Theft Unit

  • Dive Team

  • Marine Unit

  • SWAT

Community

Community that supports Law Enforcement

Geography

Beach, Hiking Trails, Urban Landscape we have it all!

Fun Facts

  • Home of Wall-E

  • Scott Peterson's Trials took place in our very own courtrooms