Law Enforcement Branch

Note: To request mutual aid, call our 24-hour Warning Center at 916-845-8911


Chief Mark N. Pazin

Since 1960, the Law Enforcement Branch of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services has provided valuable services to California’s law enforcement agencies.  
The Law Enforcement Branch coordinates statewide response for law enforcement mutual aid requests to include 58 California Sheriffs along with Police Departments, University Police, as well as other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. The Law Enforcement Branch deploys assets to disaster scenes, provides law enforcement mutual aid guidance, Search and Rescue resource deployments, and Coroners and Mass Fatality coordination.
  • Mutual Aid
    Information about the Law Enforcement Mutual Aid System.  
  • View and register for upcoming courses offered by the Law Enforcement Division.
  • Resources Database
    View and update contact information for Mutual Aid and SAR Coordinators for Operational Areas.
  • Annual Peabody Award for SAR
    Nomination form and information about the award.  
  • Notices from the Law Enforcement Division.
  • Distress Alert  
  • Forms
    View or download ICS and Mutual Aid Request Forms.  
  • Volunteer
    Information about the Disaster Services Worker Program.