The city of San Jacinto has a law enforcement agreement with Riverside County, and that agreement has been amended to add a sheriff’s deputy to the city.
The 5-0 county Board of Supervisors vote Feb. 9 added two deputy sheriff positions assigned to problem-oriented policing activity while removing a deputy sheriff position assigned to the post-release accountability and compliance team. The budget adjustments increase the county’s fiscal year 2020-21 revenue from the city by $256,900 to cover the salary and benefits of the additional position.
The amended agreement provides the city with four deputy sheriffs assigned to problem-oriented policing and 19.9 full-time deputy sheriff positions. The original agreement was approved by the county board of supervisors in November 2019 and