the authority of the Yolo County
Sheriff’s Department Field
Operations Division the Sheriff
maintains a year round Marine Patrol
Search and Rescue. The primary
mission of this section
is to ensure and
the safety of the boating public.
The Boating/Safety Section also
provides countywide search and
services for lost, stranded, and
injured victims. Areas of operations
include the Sacramento River, Cache
Canyon, Putah Creek, and the mountains,
slough, and flat lands of the county.
In addition, deputies give demonstrations
and provide boat care training
to the general public throughout
Sheriff Prieto "Thanks" the
State of California Department
of Boating and Waterways for
providing an on-going grant to
make this section possible.