Public Safety

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 two assigned Deputies:  Julia Oliveira and Scott Aponte.

Emergency- call 911.

For non-emergencies please use the following- Contact the Humboldt County Sheriffs Business Office at 707/445-7251, Check with Blue Lake City Hall during business hours, or use the intercom located on the building outside of Blue Lake City Hall.

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


Public Safety Commission


The Public Safety Commission is made up of 5 members.

Kit Mann - term expires January 2017

Chris Woody - term expires January 2017

Dennis Whitcomb - term expires January 2017

Daniel Willson - term expires January 2017


Posting of Vacancy on the Public Safety Commission (posted 6/24/15)

Eligible applicants can be residents, non-residents who live within the sphere of influence, or a non-resident who works within City limits or the sphere of influence.  If you are interested, please  fill out the application below, or obtain one from City Hall, and return as soon as possible to be considered for this position. This vacancy will be posted for no less than 30 days.


The Public Safety Commission meets on the first Monday of every month unless otherwise posted.  Meetings are held at Skinner Store behind City Hall at 6:00 p.m.  The public is welcome to attend.


The next Public Safety Commission meeting, scheduled for July 6, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., has been canceled.  A Special Meeting has been scheduled July 13, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Skinner Store (111 Greendwood Ave.) Agenda and Packet will be listed below no later than the Friday before the meeting.


Ordinance 494 - Public Safety Commission3.18 MB
Ordinance 505 - Amending 494 section 2,4,5 - Public Safety Commission1.65 MB
Council-Commission-Committee Application Form.pdf11.07 KB