Contact Information

To reach the Jail please call:
(530) 245-6100

If you need to speak to a Deputy please call:
(530) 245-6540

For any CCW, Fingerprint, or Crime report questions please call:
(530) 245-6025

For all other questions please call:
(530) 245-6025

Email: Sheriff
Fax: (530) 245-6054
300 Park Marina Circle
Redding, CA 96001



 Captain Forrest Bartell

Captain Forrest Bartell began his career with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office in 1988 as a Reserve and worked as in the Boating Safety Unit before becoming a full-time Deputy at the Jail in 1990. He transferred to Patrol in Burney in 1992 and has held collateral assignments as Range Instructor, Dare Instructor, COPPS Officer, Coroner, K-9 Handler, and liaison with the Women’s Refuge Domestic Violence Program. In 2000 Forrest was promoted to Sergeant assigned to the Jail and later transferred back to Burney as Patrol Sergeant. He is the K-9 Coordinator, Chief Range Master, Training Cadre Coordinator, and has been the Patrol Lieutenant in Burney since 2007.  Forrest Bartell was promoted to Captain in 2011 and is currently assigned to the Patrol Division.  He oversees the Burney division, City of Shasta Lake division, and Patrol Operations division.



Lieutenant Troy Clegg

Lieutenant Troy Clegg started his law enforcement career in Ventura County in 1999 as a deputy for the Sheriff’s Department. After 2 years of working in the custody division and 3 years of patrol he decided to move his family to Shasta County.  In 2006 he started with the Sheriff’s Office in the jail as a custody deputy.  Early in his career here at the Sheriff’s Office he worked as a Patrol Deputy and Field Training Officer. He then moved to the Major Crimes Unit as a detective and joined the Dive Team, Search and Rescue Team and the SWAT Team. After promoting to Sergeant in 2010, he was assigned to the City of Shasta Lake division and took over the “Avoid the 5” program and the All-Terrain Motorcycle Unit. His next assignment was at the Office of Emergency Services (OES) and the Northern Region Search and Rescue Coordinator. Within the OES Office he shared the responsibility of supervising the Dive Team and the Boating Safety Unit. Clegg was honored with the Exchange Club Officer of the year in 2012. In 2014 he was promoted to Lieutenant, his current assignment is at the Burney Patrol Station. 


Lieutenant Tom Campbell

Lieutenant Tom Campbell began his career with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office in 1993 in the Custody Division. While assigned to the jail Tom served as a Jail Training Officer, a CERT team member, and later as CERT team leader. During this time Tom was also selected to become a member of the Search and Rescue Overhead Team. Tom was transferred to Patrol where he served as a Field Training Officer and a member of the All Terrain Motorcycle Unit. In 2002 Tom was selected as the City Of Shasta Lake Peace Officer of the year.  In 2003 Tom transferred to the Major Crimes Unit where he investigated homicides and crimes against persons. In 2004 Tom was promoted to Sergeant and transferred back to Patrol. During his time as a patrol Sergeant, Tom served as the Field Training Program Coordinator and became a member of the Dive Team. In 2007 Tom was assigned to the Boating Safety Unit.  He was the Search and Rescue Coordinator, and the Dive Team leader. In 2011 Tom was promoted to Lieutenant and is currently assigned to the City of Shasta Lake Patrol division.  


 Lieutenant Pat Kropholler

Lieutenant Pat Kropholler began his career with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office in 1993. He started in the Boating Safety Division then worked in the Custody Division until 1998. He has held assignments at the Burney Patrol Station, Patrol Operations and the City of Shasta Lake Station. During his time as a patrol deputy he participated with the SAGE unit for several years and became a K9 Handler in 2002. Lt. Kropholler was the City of Shasta Lake Officer of the Year in 2005. He was then assigned to the North State Initiative California Multi-jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team (NSI CAL-MMET) in 2007 and was one of the two Deputies that spearheaded the Domestic Highway Enforcement Team. Lt. Kropholler was promoted to Sergeant in 2012 and transferred to the Major Crimes Unit of the Sheriff’s Office in 2013 as a Detective Sergeant. He received the Sheriff’s Office Sergeant of the Year award in 2015 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 2016. He is also a DRE Instructor, S.T.C Instructor, POST Instructor and has been an Instructor at the California Narcotic Officer’s Association Annual Conference since 2011. Lt. Kropholler is currently assigned as Commander of the Major Crimes Division.


 Lieutenant Anthony Bertain

Lieutenant Anthony Bertain has been in law enforcement for 17 years. He began his career in 1991 with the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office and was hired by the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office in 1999, assigned to the Burney Station as a Deputy. In 2001, he was assigned as a Detective for Major Crimes and continued to work out of the Burney Station. While investigating major crimes, he handled sex crimes investigations, homicides, and other crimes against people. In 2004, he went back to Patrol and was promoted to Sergeant in 2006. Anthony has been a member of the SWAT Team since 2001 and is currently the SWAT Team Leader. In June 2008, he was promoted to Lieutenant and is currently assigned to the Office of Emergency Services.


Captain John Hubbard

Captain John Hubbard has served with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office since 1989. John has worked in Custody, Patrol, Boating Safety as well as Investigations as a Detective and Detective Sergeant. John was honored as Deputy of the year in 2005 and Sergeant of the year in 2008. John is involved in the Peer Support Program. John was promoted to Lieutenant in 2011 and to Captain in 2013.  He is currently assigned to the Services Division. John's responsibilities include emergency planning, disaster preparedness, training, disaster response, and coordination of Search & Rescue, Dive Team, Explosives Unit, Boating Safety Unit, Homeland Security, Records, Hostage Negotiations, SWAT, and Personnel.


Lieutenant Jason Barnhart

Lieutenant Jason Barnhart began his career in 1995 with the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office as a patrol deputy assigned to the Greenville and Chester Lake Almanor areas. In 1999 Jason was hired as a deputy sheriff with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office moving back to where he was raised. He was assigned to the main jail, detention annex then moved to the patrol division working both north and south county stations. His collateral assignments included Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor, Marijuana Eradication Team and gang deputy. In 2005 Jason was selected as a bomb technician and attended the Hazardous Devices School in Huntsville Alabama. Jason is the team leader for the bomb squad and continues to serve on the team. In 2006 he promoted to sergeant and assigned to the main jail and patrol divisions. He was the supervisor at both patrol operations, covering county patrol, and the City of Shasta Lake station. Jason was the Field Training Officer Coordinator and supervisor for the following units, S.A.G.E. (Shasta Anti-Gang Enforcement), S.A.F.E (Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement) and the Sheriff’s Office AB109 team. He was honored as the 2014 sergeant of the year. In 2016 Jason was promoted to lieutenant and is currently assigned to the Patrol Division.       



Lieutenant Gene Randall

Lieutenant Gene Randall started his career with the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office in 1999 when he was assigned to the Patrol Division as a Deputy Sheriff.  In 2003, he was hired by the Red Bluff Police Department as a Police Officer and served the citizens of that community for seven years.  Lieutenant Randall started with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office in 2010 and held a variety collateral duties and assignments during his law enforcement career.  He was a Field Training Officer, Background Investigator, Detective and Patrol Sergeant.  Lieutenant Randall has over eight years of S.W.A.T. experience between his years of service with the Red Bluff Police Department and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. Lieutenant Randall holds an Associate of Science degree and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simpson University.  He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in February of 2017 and is currently the Chief Deputy Coroner.


Captain Dave Kent

Captain Dave Kent began his career with Shasta County in May of 1991 as Extra Help Deputy and became a full time Deputy Sheriff in August.  He served in the Custody Division as Deputy, Jail Training Officer, and Officer-In-Charge (OIC).  He also served in the Patrol Division, the City of Shasta Lake Patrol Division, Major Crimes Unit, and the Shasta Interagency Narcotic Task Force where he was Acting Commander for a year.  He was awarded the National Exchange Club Officer of the Year award in 2004.  After being promoted to Sergeant, Kent worked in the Custody Division as a shift supervisor, in the City of Shasta Lake Patrol Division as Patrol Supervisor where he coordinated the All-Terrain Motorcycle Unit (ATMU) and DUI enforcement, and as Administrative Sergeant assigned to the Office of the Sheriff.  Kent’s collateral assignments include 13 years in SWAT, Range Master, and Color Guard Unit Supervisor. Dave is proud to be representing the Sheriff’s Office as an instructor at Shasta College in the Administration of Justice program.  Kent was promoted to Lieutenant in August 2011 and again in 2016 to Captain and is assigned to the Custody Division.