Jail Division Commander - Captain Damon Gil
Captain Gil began his career at the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department on May 26, 1988 and worked three years in the jail, promoting to the rank of corporal. He attended the 76th Basic Academy at Butte College in 1991, and was promoted to patrol deputy that same year. Captain Gil has held the positions of Field Training Officer, SWAT member, Training Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Narcotics Officer, Patrol Lieutenant, and Supervisor of Detectives before being promoted to Captain in December of 2012. He obtained my AA degree from Butte College, a Bachelor’s Degree from The Union Institute and a Master’s Degree from American Public University.Capt. Gil and his wife Corrine Gil have one adult son, Billy, and one adult daughter, Danae, and two school aged girls, Delanie and Danielle. Damon has been an instructor at Yuba Community College for more than 10 years and a high school football coach at River Valley High School for since 2007. He is an avid golfer and loves to workout in his off time.