The Office of the Sheriff for San
Joaquin County has existed since 1849. The Sheriff
holds an elective office, which is subject to the
vote of the citizens of the county. The Sheriff is
elected to a four-year term and he or she may serve
additional terms if re-elected by the citizens. The
newly elected Sheriff is Steve Moore. Sheriff Moore
is preceded by 23 previous Sheriffs.
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