Volunteer Programs

The Tulare County Sheriff's Department has a variety of volunteer programs available to community members and young adults who want to support the efforts of the Sheriffs' Department. To learn more about the programs we have to offer, please select any of the links below. You can also call (559) 802-9599 for more information.

Click here for printable PDF Volunteer Application


Headquarters Post
Orosi Post
Pixley Post
Porterville Post

Chaplain Corps:

Detentions Chaplains
Operations Chaplains


Volunteers in Patrol (VIP):

Headquarters Substation
Orosi Substation
Pixley Substation
Porterville Substation


Search and Rescue (SAR):

Sheriff's Posse
Volunteer Search and Rescue
Aero Squadron



Since 1852, The Tulare County Sheriff's Office has worked in partnership with the community to improve quality of life through professionalism, excellence and trust.

We at the Sheriff's Office understand the internet can be a powerful tool. Please feel free to contact us and let us know how we can make our web site more useful for the community.

Tulare County Sheriff's Headquarters
833 S. Akers St.
Visalia, CA 93277
Phone (559) 802-9400
Fax (559) 740-4450

Website comments to: info@tularesheriff.info

Office Hours: 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday (Closed on holidays)
24 hours per day for emergency services

Hours for the Records Unit Window: 8 AM - 5 PM
(CCW applications, document requests, Livescan fingerprinting etc)

Thank you for all of your support.
Mike Boudreaux
Sheriff - Coroner