San Diego In Focus


The San Diego County Sheriff's department is the primary law enforcement for 928,000 County residents including 9 contract cities (Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Vista, San Marcos, Lemon Grove, Poway, Imperial Beach, and Santee)

Provided jail service for an average of 5,152 inmates each day and conducted 81,875 inmate bookings

Successfully negotiated a $550 million contract with the 9 contract cities to cover services to their communities over the next 5 years

Provided jail service for an average of 5,700 inmates each day and conducted 80,177 inmate booking

Provided service to more than 1,186 inmates serving a sentence of more than a year under Public Safety Realignment

Achieved a 5.2% decrease in UCR Part 1 crime in Sheriff's jurisdiction

Conducted 8,805 felony arrests, an increase of 17.9%

Cleared 22,601 warrants, an increase of 189.3% from last year

Responded to 228,036 public calls for service

Hosted 2 one-day Sheriff's Champions Camps with approximately 75 youths participating in each camp

Volunteered 22 staff to assist in 5 Camp LEAD (Leadership, Ethics, Aspirations, & Determination) camps with participation from 608 students

Added 6 mental health clinicians and 3 nurse practitioners through an onsite medical provider to assist with improving clinical outcomes in jails

Expanded the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT) Program to 10.5 PERT Clinicians for coverage across Sheriff's jurisdictions

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