The north county area is patrolled by deputies that are stationed out of the Bridgeport office. This is our main facility which houses: Department Administration, Finance Office, Property and Evidence, Civil, and Jail and Dispatch Operations. The following communities are part of the north county patrol beats: Bridgeport, Coleville, Topaz and Walker.
The north county has the famous fishing waters such Bridgeport Reservoir, Twin Lakes (Bridgeport), along with the Walker River. There are numerous hiking trails, campgrounds, and back country waterways to enjoy. This area also has the Mountain Warfare Training Center which is used for harsh winter survival training for various military contingents both of the United States and also foreign countries. The Bridgeport Valley, along with Coleville, is well known for its farming and cattle ranches.
The central county area is patrolled by deputies that are stationed out of the June Lake sub-station. The following communities are part of the central county beats: Conway Ranch, Lee Vining, June Lake, and Mono City. The June Lake sub-station is not manned full time. The deputies do use this sub-station frequently, but due to their patrol duties, they are not always present in the sub-station. There is a phone located next to the main door of the sub-station. This phone has a direct line which can be used to contact Dispatch in Bridgeport.
The central county has many well known fishing waters, hiking trails, and campgrounds, along with snow skiing and snowboarding at June Mountain. Yosemite National Park is accessible from the east entrance gate via Tioga Pass, which has an elevation of nearly 10,000 feet. Mono Lake, home of the famous "tufa tower" is also in this part of the county.
The southern sections are patrolled by deputies that are stationed out of the Crowley Lake sub-station. The following communities are part of the southern county beats: Benton, Chalfant, Hammil Valley, Oasis, Paradise, Sunny Slopes, Crowley Lake, Swall Meadows, Tom's Place, and White Mountain Estates. The Crowley Lake sub-station is not manned full time. The south county Investigator is permanently stationed out of this office, but due to his invesigative case load, he is not always present at the office. There is a phone located next to the main door of the sub-station. This phone has a direct line which can be used to contact Dispatch in Bridgeport.
This section of the county is quite diverse in terms of landscape. It goes from mountain peaks over 13,000 feet in elevation on the west to the farming and livestock communities on the east. It has the well known fishing waters of Crowley Lake, not to mention the other numerous mountain lakes, streams, hiking trails, and campgrounds.
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