Cap’n Crunch cereal box doggie “Razz Berry” gets second chance at forever family

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — A cute and cuddly puppy who was dropped off at a Riverside County animal shelter in the most “unique pet carrier” animal control officials later said they had ever seen has won a second chance at having a forever family after a local family won the curly-haired and playful pooch by way of a lottery drawing held […]

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Bianco sworn in as 14th RivCo Sheriff

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — In front of a huge, standing room only crowd, former Sheriff’s Lt. Chad Bianco was sworn in yesterday as the 14th Sheriff, Coroner, and Public Administrator, of Riverside County, California’s second largest sheriff’s department. Bianco was joined by his wife and several family members who participated in the momentous ceremony as he was sworn in on the steps […]

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75+ recent Riverside County Sheriff’s arrests, with additional incidents, and announcements

Compiled from Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. (UPDATING TO REPAIR BROKEN PHOTO LINKS – PLEASE CHECK BACK.) Click here to view available booking photos Press Release: Driving Under the Influence – Traffic Collision Agency: Rancho Mirage Police Station Area: Palm Desert Written Date: May 8, 2018 Time: 6:00 AM Incident Date: May 8, 2018 Time: 12:33 AM Incident Location: 72-000 block […]

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County-wide Riverside Sheriff’s incidents, arrests and announcements: Dec. 4-10

Press Release: Metal Theft / Felony Vandalism / Possession of Burglary Tools Agency: Southern Coachella Valley Community Services District Station Area: Thermal Written Date: 12/08/17 Time: 3:36 PM Incident Date: 12/08/17 Time: 12:41 PM Incident Location: 89500 block of Avenue 78   Thermal, Ca Reporting Officer: Deputy Jose Lopez File Number(s): C173420019 Details: Ramiro Valladares On Friday, December 8, 2017, at […]

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Riverside County correctional facilities receive NCCHC accreditation

From the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department   RIVERSIDE COUNTY — The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the Riverside University Health System’s Correctional Health Care Services Division and the Behavioral Health Division are proud to announce the recent national accreditation awarded by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC). This accreditation stems from an ongoing effort to achieve and maintain […]

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HEMET: Sheriff’s K-9 Teams converge on Hemet for day of training

HEMET — Many people driving along Stetson Avenue in the city of Hemet yesterday who noticed what appeared to be a major incident happening at the old K-Mart shopping center were pleasantly surprised to hear the influx of sheriff’s patrol vehicles and K-9 handlers was related to a scheduled day of training for Riverside County Sheriff’s K-9 handlers and their […]

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Volunteer Coordinator’s Phone List

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Volunteer Coordinator’s Phone List Riverside County Sheriff’s Volunteer Coordinators Cabazon (951) 922-7100 Colorado River (760) 921-7900 Eastvale (951) 955-2600 Hemet (951) 791-3400 Indian Wells (760) 836-1600 Jurupa Valley (951) 955-2600 Lake Elsinore (951) 245-3300 La Quinta (760) 863-8990 Moreno Valley (951) 486-6700 Norco (951) 955-2600 Palm Desert (760) 836-1600 Perris (951) 210-1000 Rancho Mirage (760) 836-1600 […]

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HEMET: New commander brings wealth of experience to Hemet Sheriff’s Station

HEMET – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Hemet Station, located in the unincorporated community of Valle Vista, recently welcomed long-time Hemet-San Jacinto Valley resident Captain Leonard Purvis as their new station commander. With more than 27 years of law enforcement service – covering numerous assignments and responsibilities – Purvis brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new assignment. Purvis officially took […]

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RSO outruns the competition in Running Man Challenge!

There have undoubtedly been some fantastic entries in the worldwide Running Man Challenge that law enforcement agencies everywhere have been having fun with. But the family at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department recently took on the challenge and blew the doors off the competition. With all the different departments, stations, employees, and special teams countywide represented, RSO truly stepped up to […]

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