Patrol Operations


The Patrol Division personnel are the first to respond to emergencies within the county. Patrol Deputies handle the enforcement of criminal and vehicle code regulations, and investigate misdemeanors and felony crimes. Patrol Deputies are also responsible for the enforcement of some of the County Code ordinances, including parking.

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Paid security services:

The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office provides Special Law Enforcement Services for public and private events held in San Benito County. The hourly rate is $45.00 per deputy, per hour. All requests must be submitted 21 days prior to the event date.

To request deputy services, fill out theLaw Enforcement Services Request and fax to 831.636.1416 or mail to the Sheriff’s Office at 2301 Technology Pkwy., Hollister, CA 95023.

House Watch Program:

The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office is offering a House Watch Program for County residents that are going on vacation or leaving the area for any length of time.

Simply fill out the HouseWatchForm and fax to (831) 636-1416 or mail to the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office at 2301 Technology Parkway, Hollister, CA 95023.

This program is ONLY for County residents, and those who live in Tres Pinos, San Juan Bautista and Aromas. This services does NOT apply to City of Hollister residents.