Operation Zones

The ICSO deputies assigned to the Patrol Divisions are the first responders to a variety of calls for service.

  • North County
  • South County
  • East County
  • City of Holtville
North County

Lt. Clinton Erro

220 Main Street

Brawley, CA 92227

(442) 265-5250

  • Bombay Beach
  • Niland
  • Palo Verde
  • Salton City
  • Rural areas of Brawley, Calipatria and Westmorland
South County

Lt. Emmet Fried

328 Applestill Rd

El Centro, CA 92243

(442) 265-2105

  • Seeley
  • Heber
  • Rural areas of El Centro, Imperial, Calexico, and Ocotillo
East County

Lt. Emmet Fried

518 Railroad Ave

Winterhaven, CA 92283

(442) 265-7066

  • Winterhaven
  • Bard
  • BEST
City of Holtville

Lt. Emmet Fried

Sheriff’s Sgt. Joseph Conkey

585 Fern Avenue

Holtville, CA 92250

(760) 356-5960

The ICSO deputies respond to past occurred crimes as well as in progress crime, conduct traffic control and enforcement. Patrol Deputies also perform many community policing functions and contribute to the investigative role through diligent follow-up. The patrol division takes great pride in serving the Imperial County and constantly tries to improve the lines of communications between its citizens and the communities we have sworn to protect.

The Patrol Division is directed by a Lieutenant.


Investigation team

The Imperial County Sheriff’s Office’s Investigations Division is comprised of two Sergeants, seven Investigators, one Task Force Officer assigned from the United States Border Patrol. The Investigator’s assigned to the Investigations Division are highly trained; task specific Sheriff’s Deputies to handle the most egregious and sensitive offenses and incidents above the resources of the Patrol Division

The Investigation Division is responsible for all investigations concerning homicides, officer-involved shootings/death, major assaults, sexual assaults, kidnappings, burglaries, robberies, thefts, fraud, identity theft, Internet Crime Against Children (ICAC), and any other criminal trends within the Imperial County. The Investigation Division is also responsible for all Imperial County Jail investigations.

The Investigation Division has two Investigators responsible for registering and tracking all sex registrants living within the Imperial County and is a member of the San Diego Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC).

The Investigation Division researches, builds, and implements operations to address criminal activity within the Imperial County. The Investigators also assist patrol with surveillance and/or apprehension operations and any other requests, and focuses law enforcement efforts on identified career criminals operating in the Imperial County.

(442) 265-2045

Coroner Division

Coroner Information

The Coroner’s Office is an investigative unit responsible for carrying out the statutory duties of the Coroner. Those duties include investigation into the circumstances surrounding all deaths falling within the Coroner’s jurisdiction for the purpose of determining the identity of the deceased, the medical cause of death, the manner of death, and the date and time of death.

Medicolegal death investigations are conducted countywide on all homicides, suicides, accidents, suspicious, and unexplained deaths.

Other duties include notifying the next of kin, safeguarding personal property, collection of evidence, and completion of mandatory records and documents.

The Coroner’s Office is also proactive in the community, participating in awareness programs geared toward preventing drunk driving and drug use; consumer products causing fatal injury, domestic violence, child abuse, and elder abuse; and providing educational services for medical, legal, and law enforcement professionals. Other contributions to the community include cooperative relationships with non-profit organ and tissue procurement agencies to enhance the quality of life and save lives.

The unit also collaborates with research organizations pursuing medical science advancements.


  • All deaths must be reported to the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center at (442)265-2021.
  • The Coroner’s Office is located within the main building of the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office.
  • The Imperial County Jail is also located in this building. We are open 8am – 5pm, Monday-Friday, except holidays.

328 Applestill Road El Centro, CA 92243

(442) 265-2105

(442) 265-2058

Directions from Interstate 8 in El Centro, CA:

  • Take 4th Street (Hwy 86) south to stoplight at McCabe Road & turn west on McCabe Road
  • Continue west on McCabe Road to 4-way stop at Clark Road (8th St) & turn south on Clark Road
  • Take first right onto Applestill Road (N Loop) Sheriff’s Office will be at the end of Applestill Road (on left)