San Bernardino Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator

Employer / Organization

San Bernardino County

Next Election

Jun 07, 2022

Filing Window

Feb 14, 2022 - Mar 11, 2022


The County Sheriff-Coroner protects the public by the suppression and prevention of crime, and the reduction of criminal recidivism and performs all mandates of the Office of Sheriff as provided in the U.S constitution and laws of the State of California, including the investigation and enforcement of violations of federal and state laws and local ordinances in a fair and reasonable manner. The Sheriff-Coroner also maintains the county jails and prisoners committed therein as prescribed by law in a fair and humane manner. The Public Administrator is responsible for protecting the decedent's property from waste, loss or theft. They are in charge of making appropriate funeral and burial arrangements, conducting thorough investigations to discover all of the decedent's assets, ensuring all estate benefits are applied for and received according to the decedent's wishes, paying the decedent's bills and taxes and locating persons entitled to inherit from the state. The yearly salary of this position is $228,632.30.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three simple steps: 1) Contact the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voter's Office at 909-387-8300 or to verify that your address qualifies for the position and that you meet any other candidacy requirements (for example, living within the district for a specified amount of time prior to the election). Most county elections departments understand that first time candidates may have some additional questions or concerns, and they will answer questions when you are picking up your paperwork, or will allow you to schedule an appointment to speak with someone. We highly recommend making a phone call or stopping by in person during normal business hours. 2) Obtain the appropriate filing papers from the county elections office and complete the paperwork required. If you have questions regarding the paperwork, contact the county elections department. The California Secretary of State's Elections Division is also a great resource and can be reached at (916) 657-2166 or 3) Submit the candidacy papers within the 113-88 day filing window prior to the election (most California elections use the 113-88 day filing window). After completing this paperwork and filing it with the county elections office of your residence you will then appear on the ballot for the statewide June "Top Two" election, where the top two candidates with the most votes will advance to the November general election; the eventual winner of the November election will be the candidate elected to the office. If you have any questions regarding running for this position, contact your county's elections office or the California Secretary of State Elections Division as soon as possible.

Submit application to:
San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters, 777 East Rialto Avenue, San Bernardino, CA, 92415-0770, US