Inyo County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Inyo County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 550 S. Clay Street, Independence, 93526 CA
  • Chief:
Phone: 760-878-0383
Fax: 760-878-0389

Inyo County Sheriff's Office is located at 550 S. Clay Street, Independence, 93526 CA. The Inyo County Sheriff's Office phone number is 760-878-0383.

Inyo County Sheriff's Office News

California State Sheriffs' Association presented retired Inyo County Sheriff, Bill Lutze with the official CSSA retired sheriff jacket this weekend. Lutze retired in July of this year after over 40 years of service with the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office. Picture left to right: Lassen County Sheriff's Office- Sheriff Dean Growdon, Mono County Sheriff's Office- Sheriff Ingrid Braun, Retired Inyo County Sheriff Bill Lutze, Inyo County Sheriff Jeff R. Hollowell, CSSA Executive Director Carmen Green, Alpine County Sheriff's Office- Sheriff Rick Stephens

Monday morning trivia: There are actually two National Donut Days! Who knew? Today is one of them- so go out and celebrate! *June 7th, 2019 is the next 🍩 day

Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour before you go to sleep tonight.

Happy November 1st! Your preparedness topic for November: Emergency Supplies. Goals for the month: gather emergency supplies, create an emergency kit for your family and your pet, and stash some cash in case ATM and credit card machines aren't working during a disaster. For tips check out the link below. Stay safe and stay informed!

Happening tonight! Lone Pine’s very own Trick-or-Treat-Main-Street. Stop by our booth in the Lone Pine Chamber courtyard between 5:00 - 6:30pm for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Sorry parents, the gift card giveaway is for kids only (17 yrs and younger).

New phone scam targeting Social Security beneficiaries. If you get a call that looks like it’s from the Social Security Administration (SSA), think twice. Scammers are spoofing SSA’s 1-800 customer service number to try to get your personal information.

We send happy, and safe, Halloween wishes out to all!

It has been over two weeks since 16-year old Karlie Lain Gusé went missing from her home in Chalfant, California, on Saturday, October 13, 2018. If you have information regarding Karlie’s whereabouts, please call the Mono County Sheriff's Office at 760-932-7549, option 7, or the National Center for Missing and Endangered Children at 800-843-5678 (800-THE-LOST).

Tomorrow is Halloween 🎃 We participated in another fun pumpkin carving this afternoon, along with Inyo Probation. A big thank you to the students and staff at Owens Valley School in Independence.

Today's OHV Patrol around the Laws Museum area and up to the top of Silver Canyon.

Tis the season for pumpkin carving! 🎃 Inyo SO was with Inyo Probation at Lo Inyo Elementary School in Lone Pine this afternoon participating in some Halloween festivities. It’s always fun connecting with the local youth.

Happy Monday! Here is your weekly forecast.

Happening today: Come on down to Lone Pine for the Southern Inyo Hospital open house! You can visit with hospital staff, and get to know all of the local allied agencies. Picture: CHP Bowen and Deputy Guido

It’s going to be a fantastic weekend to get outside! Enjoy!

Congratulations go out to Elena Vizcaino! C.O. Vizcaino graduated last night from the Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, 83rd Basic Correctional Training Academy.

Update: A big THANK YOU to the fast response of all fire personnel. Fire is out and mop-up is underway. Brush fire by south-bound lane near Little Lake area - the origin appears to be a semi-truck. Currently Hwy 395 is open, but please be cautious of responders. Resources include: Olancha Fire, Lone Pine Fire, Independence Fire, CalFire, Sheriff’s Office, CHP, CalTrans, BLM and Forest Service.

The mid-week forecast calls for plenty of sunshine ☀️

Another fantastic multiagency response. This afternoon Inyo Sheriff was dispatched to the Fossil Falls area to assist in locating an 82 year old female who was lost. The subject was located and walked out to her vehicle. A big THANK YOU goes out to BLM, CHP, and DWP.

Awesome job Inyo County Probation and Inyo County Health and Human Services for your collaboration on the Juvenile Services Redesign Initiative and CSAC Challenge Award win! We also want to congratulate our Clerk-Recorder for winning a CSAC Merit Award for the Online Fictitious Business Name Registration! Fantastic accomplishments! To read about this year’s award recipients check out

Today is the #GreatShakeOut Consider joining in the preparedness movement and practicing your earthquake drills today. #DropCoverHoldOn

Inyo Search and Rescue assisting with the search for missing 16-year old Karlie Guse. Guse was last seen the morning of 10/13/18 in the White Mountain Estate area in Mono County. Both aerial and ground searches are being conducted along US Highway 6. Agencies participating in the search include Inyo SAR, Mono SAR, Forest Service, Inyo Sheriff, Mono Sheriff, and aerial recon provided by China Lake Naval Station. If anyone has ANY information please contact Mono County Sheriff's Office at 760-932-7549, option 7.

Karlie has been added to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Please share this link:

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