El Dorado County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 300 Fair Lane, Placerville, 95667 CA
  • Chief:
Phone: 530-621-5655
Fax: 530-621-8091

El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is located at 300 Fair Lane, Placerville, 95667 CA. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office phone number is 530-621-5655.

El Dorado County Sheriff's Office News

Special thanks to ATF Agent Hauser for the K9 presentation at today’s training.

A few of the explorers participated in the hay bucking contest at the County Fair!!

Explorers helped with the El Dorado County Fair VIP BBQ. Fair opens tomorrow! “There’s Magic In The Air!!”

Explorers are prepped and ready for the El Dorado County Fair! Come out and say hello to them at their booth this Thursday through Sunday at the fairgrounds!!

Explorer Post 457 helped work the Tahoe NRA Dinner. They assisted with games, selling tickets, the silent auction and clean up. A big thank you to the NRA for all the support they give to our program!!

Tonight was Sergeant Laura Russell’s last meeting. She is joining the military this summer. We are very excited for her new chapter. Good Luck Laura!!

Tonight was Captain Grace Hunter’s last Explorer meeting. She will be headed off to college in Santa Cruz this fall. We are excited for her new adventure and wish her the best!!

Explorers received training tonight from Circinus LEO on the advancements in phone tracking and cutting edge technology for public safety.

Explorers helped at the “Farm to Pork” event for the Union Mine High School FFA program. They helped set up, serve and clean up. It was a great event!!!

The post recently hosted their annual Regional Training Day. Eight posts from the greater Sacramento region sent approximately 100 Explorers to participate in a full day of training which included SWAT tactics, patrol functions, first aid, arrest control, and physical training. Thank you to everyone who helped make it happen!

Explorer Post 457 just recently had a training on gps and land navigation. Today they put their skills to work. For a team building/training event, the advisors chose 6 locations, marked the location and hung a prize in the tree. Post members were split into 4 teams and used the GPS unit and maps to find the locations. Afterwards advisors and parents helped organize a potluck bbq, swimming and made homemade ice cream.

Congratulations to this group of Explorers!! They are all graduating from high school this next week and each one of them is planning to go work at the El Dorado County Jail as Correctional Officers. We are very proud of these explorers and wish them the best on their new adventure!!!

The Explorer Post would like to thank Steve Steinbrecher from Search and Rescue for hosting training tonight. The kids learned about the duties of search and rescue, mapping and gps coordinates.

Foothill Ammo donated 500 rounds of ammunition to the Explorer Range Program. We appreciate their support! Thank you Foothill Ammo!!

The Explorers spent the evening prepping for our 4th Annual Regional Training Day. Explorer posts from our region will be attending and getting hands on training from local law enforcement.

EDSO Explorers and the ROP Law Enforcement class spent the day at the range. They learned about gun safety, function, cleaning and shooting.

Explorers had a great night at the Placerville Speedway for Law Enforcement Appreciation Night!!

Come out to see the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 457 tonight at the Placerville Speedway for the Law Enforcement Appreciation Night.

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Explorer POST 457 returned home winners from this past weekends 2018 State Capital Explorer Competition hosted by the California Highway Patrol. EDSO Explorer POST 457 competed against over 43 of the top explorer teams from throughout California and took home the following awards: 1st Place - Domestic Violence Scenario 1st Place - Team Obstacle Course 3rd Place - Building Search Scenario 4th Place - Written Examination Explorers demonstrated their skills and were evaluated in 15 reality-based scenarios designed to test the strengths and limitation of the explorer’s skills. We are extremely proud of POST 457 and their accomplishments. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Explorers prepared for the competition by attending weekly trainings, where they received hands-on training in all aspects of law enforcement. The Explorer program promotes teamwork, leadership, knowledge, officer safety, responsibility, and motivation. If you are interested in becoming an EDSO Explorer or if you would like to support the Explorer POST through a donation please contact us via email at explorers@edso.org

This week at training, explorers prepared for the up coming competition at CHP. We will be competing with CHP throughout the state along with other agencies. They practiced building clearing, domestic violence and officer down scenarios.

Edso explorers conducted range training last Wednesday working on handgun skills, accuracy and gun safety.

A WENET (Western El Dorado Narcotic Enforcement Team) Detective conducted training for the Explorer Post tonight. Explorers learned about current drug trends, types of drugs, equipment, and the role of a narcotic detective.

Tonight at the NRA yearly fundraiser the El Dorado County Sheriff Explorer Post #457 volunteered all day with parking cars, set up, serving dinner, running games and clean up. The NRA has sponsored the Explorer Post every year, granting our post several thousand dollars worth of shooting equipment. We are very grateful to the NRA for their sponsorship of our post and their dedication to teaching gun safety to our Explorer Post.

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