The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office invites the public to participate in the Ride-Along Program. Interested members of the public will have an opportunity to observe the functions of the Sheriff’s Office in Field Services, Communications, Civil, and Corrections Divisions.
There are certain requirements and regulations for the program to assure as much protection as possible for the participants and deputies. Please download the attached form for additional details regarding the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Ride-Along Program.
Once you have completed the Ride-Along Program form, please submit the form in person to the Office or Substation where you are requesting to perform a ride-along. Please note, a parent or guardian must sign and authorize for minors to participate in the ride-along program. Members of the public requesting a ride along are subject to a background and criminal history check.