The mission of the Operations Division of the Sheriff’s Office is to provide first responder police services to emergency situations, investigate incidents of criminal activity, identify and apprehend criminal offenders and maintain order within our community.


  1. Criminal Investigations Unit

    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office provides comprehensive investigative services to the community through the Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU).

  2. Highway Patrol Unit

    The Highway Patrol Unit provides the greatest level of law enforcement service to all residents of unincorporated Lake County and 6 contractual municipalities.

  3. Marine Unit

    The mission of the Marine Unit is to enforce state laws as well as local and county ordinances, and to promote safe boating.