Due to severe budget cuts, Humboldt County Sheriff Gary Philp has been forced to eliminate thirty-three positions. Included in the cuts is Senior Legal Office Assistant Starla Early at the Garberville Station. Starla has dedicated nearly twenty years of service to the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of Humboldt County.
In order to continue providing accessible law enforcement in the Southern Humboldt area, Sheriff Philp has established a toll-free telephone number. Residents in Southern Humboldt will be still be able to call the Garberville Station directly. But in the event that nobody is available to take the call, residents can call the toll-free number, which will connect them to the Eureka Station.
The toll-free number is:
The staffing levels for deputies at the Garberville Station will remain unaffected.