Our Department

Mission Statement

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office is committed to keeping peace and order while protecting lives and property. We promote positive partnerships with the public we serve, our employees, and other agencies. We demonstrate professionalism and leadership through our actions. We remain courageous in the face of danger or adversity. We are supportive and loyal to our shared community and to each other. We are proud of our office.

Value Statement

These values represent our highest priorities as members of the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office. We commit to hiring, promoting, and recognizing those individuals whose outlook and actions encompass these values:

  • Leadership that inspires trust, confidence, and teamwork
  • Willingness to accept and adapt to change
  • Honor, integrity, and accountability
  • Open communication
  • Spirit of professionalism and cooperation
  • Continuous personal self evaluation, development, and improvement

Vision Statement

While we preserve the foundation of our cultural and historic past, our continued success depends on a shared vision of tomorrow. The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office is a dynamic and proactive organization devoted to service excellence. We value the diversity of input from our communities, each employee and each volunteer. We demand of ourselves cooperation and respect between divisions, units and individual members. Through a process of continuous improvement and adaptation, we will achieve a successful future enhanced by technology, education and training.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Policy Manual

TCSO Policy Manual

 Tuolumne County Sheriff's Mass Fatality plan

Mass Fatality Plan

March 12th 2022 Critical Incident
In compliance with current law, we are producing audio and video footage from our recent officer involved shooting incident, which took place on March 12, 2022 at Edgemont Acres. We at the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office consider any loss of life a tragedy. Please be mindful of the people involved, their family members and the total circumstances surrounding this event.

Incident at Edgemont Acres

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