Public Safety

The City of Blue Lake is contracting with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office for police services. They currently provide our city with 24 hour coverage.

Blue Lake has 2.5 assigned Deputies:  Seth Crosswhite, Bang Cao and Nate Cumbow.

Emergency- call 911.

For non-emergencies please contact Sheriff dispatch at 707-445-7251.

For more information about Humboldt County Sheriff's Office visit their website at

Need to know more about keeping Blue Lake Safe? Please see the below Public Safety Brochure. Hard copies are available at City Hall.


Public Safety Commission

The Public Safety Commission is made up of 5 members:

  • Laurel Goldsmith - term expires January 2020
  • Jason Crews - term expires January 2019
  • Dennis Whitcomb - term expires January 2019
  • Douglas Brown - term expires January 2020
  • Jason Ramos - term expires January 2019

There will be a special meeting of the Public Safety Commission on the 18th of October, Thursday, at 6 p.m. at Skinner Store, behind City Hall. The regular meeting of the Public Safety Commission scheduled for Monday, November 5, 2018 has been cancelled. The next regular meeting of the Public Safety Commission will be on Monday,December 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Meetings are held at the Skinner Store located at 111 Greenwood Rd - behind City Hall. The packet will be available below no later than the Friday before the meeting.