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Administrative Services

Kern County Sheriff's Office
Chief Castaneda

Sheriff's Chief Deputy
Shelly Castaneda

(Administrative Services Bureau)

The Administrative Services Bureau is comprised of two divisions, Personnel and Support Services. The Bureau provides support to the Sheriff’s Office in the areas of Personnel, Internal Affairs, Licensing, Risk Management, POST and STC training, Civil Processing and Enforcement, Property Room, Fleet and Technology Services.
In addition, the Bureau is also responsible for the oversight and management of the Sheriff’s two other elected positions, the Coroner and Public Administrator.