Sheriff has new drug, gang activity tip lines

The Kern County Sheriff’s office has recently established two new phone numbers that the public can utilize to report drug and gang activity. The phone number to report drug activity is 661-392-6000. The number to report gang activity is 661-392-6003.

The Sheriff’s office strongly encourages citizens to act as an extra set of eyes and ears and report criminal activity when it is observed. The Sheriff’s goal is to work with the citizens of Kern County to make the county as safe as possible.

For further information, contact Public Information Officer Ray Pruitt at 661-391-7605 or by email at

Story First Published: 2013-10-09