Jail Division Commander - Captain Brandon Barnes
Captain Brandon Barnes is a graduate of the Napa Valley Police Academy and graduated with class #26 in December of 1994. Captain Barnes began his career at the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department on September 1, 1995 and was initially assigned to the Jail Division. Captain Barnes moved to the Operations Division in June of 1996 and has held the positions of Field Training Officer, SWAT team member, Patrol Sergeant, Community Policing Supervisor, Investigation’s Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, and Investigation’s Lieutenant. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in July of 2016. Captain Barnes currently supervises the Jail Division of the Sheriff’s Department. Captain Barnes has a Bachelor’s Degree in Police Administration from Union Institute. He is also the only department member to have graduated from both the FBI National Academy and the Peace Officer’s Standards and Trainings Command College.
Captain Barnes is an instructor for the Yuba College Module Police Academy. He has two children, Brandon Jr. and Sarah. He is a resident of Live Oak and spends his free time working out and spending time with family and friends.