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Services Topic: Public Safety

Child Abduction Services
The Child Abduction Unit of the Kern County District Attorney's Office assists in the enforcement of court orders awarding child custody, including custody orders issued by courts in other California counties, states and foreign countries.
Crime Reporting (Non-Emergency)
Non emergency Sheriff's reporting system.
Earthquake Preparedness
Emergency Alert System (ReadyKern)
Kern County has implemented ReadyKern, a state-of-the-art emergency notification system to alert residents and businesses about natural disasters and other crises. The new emergency notification system enables Kern County to provide essential information quickly in a variety of situations, such as earthquakes, severe weather, fires, floods, or evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.
Emergency Plans (Fire Department)
Emergency Preparedness Information
Fire Department Latest Incidents
Floodplain Management
Inmate Account Deposits (Touchpay)
Depositors can place money on an inmate’s account via any of the following methods: 1) Online 2) cash kiosks located at the Central Receiving Facility and the Lerdo Max/Med facility and select retail locations 3) Via telephone
Inmate Search
Search inmate hold in the Sheriff's Detention Facility.
Kern's Most Wanted
Sheriff's Most Wanted page for information on wanted persons, missing persons, escapes, and crime solver.
Lake Isabella Dam Information - Engineering, Surveying, and Permit Services
Lake Isabella Dam Information - Fire Department
Megan's Law (High Risk Sex Offenders)
Provided a link to the California Attorney General's Megan's Law website.
Offender Watch (Sex Offender Search)
Offender Watch for the citizens of Kern County.
Sheriff's Live Dispatch (Audio)
Live Dispatch.
Subpoena Service
Subpoena Service is a function done each day by civilian investigative assistants who receive special training in locating witnesses needed for the many cases being prosecuted in the Bakersfield metropolitan area courts each day.
Victim Rights and Services
In the State of California there are special programs that provide support, information and assistance to crime victims and their families.
Wanted Fugitives
Protect your family and your local community by helping our local law enforcement agencies catch these wanted fugitives.
Wildfire Preparedness

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