The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is overwhelmed with the outpouring of support coming in from all over the nation. Here is some information for those looking for ways to show their support to the Ishmael family and the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office.

Flowers and cards are being accepted at the front lobby of the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, 200 Industrial Drive, Placerville. These flowers will be distributed to family as well.

An account for the family has been set up through the California Highway Patrol Credit Union. Please click this link if you would like to donate money. This is the only official donation website.

If you have other means of donations, please email us at

We are humbled, grateful and thankful for all the support.



John D'Agostini

Sheriff-Coroner- Public Administrator

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My Vision:

"A modern approach to traditional law enforcement  values; 

Total enforcement on crime and criminals;

Total care for victims, witnesses and the community; Total professionalism, through training and by example" 

Our Mission Statement:

"The mission of the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is to uphold the law through the investigation and enforcement of criminal and civil law, to provide leadership and law enforcement support to allied law enforcement agencies, to deliver consistent and humane treatment to those placed in our care and custody, and to perform these responsibilities in a manner that is responsive to the needs of our community and faithful to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California."  

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