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The sheriff's deputies at GCCCD

A sheriff’s sergeant and four deputies are assigned to the Grossmont and Cuyamaca college campuses. If necessary, the District also has access to Sheriff’s Department specialized units that investigate crimes such as illegal drug sales, domestic violence, auto theft or gang-related crime. The sheriff’s deputies who are working at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges are all experienced and highly trained law enforcement professionals.

Sergeant Al Gathings I have been working for the San Diego Sheriff's Department for 18 years. During my tenure I have been assigned to work in the Vista County Detention Facility, San Marcos Sheriff's Station, Vista Courthouse and Vista Sheriff's Station.  In my spare time I love to play golf.  My contact information is

Deputy Allen has been with the Sheriff’s Department for 13 years, worked at the Alpine, Lakeside and Santee stations as well as the men's detention facility. Contact information:  

Deputy Jimenez, a sheriff’s deputy for 15 years, worked out of the Lemon Grove sheriff’s station as a traffic investigator. Jerry received his associate degree from Grossmont-Cuyamaca. He enjoys snowboarding and mountain biking. Contact information:

Deputy Morgan has been with the Sheriff's Department for 10 years. He has worked the courts, Santee Station, Lakeside Station and the Crime Suppression Team. Deputy Morgan was a training officer for the past 5 years at both the Santee and Lakeside Stations. Contact information:

Deputy Justice has been with the Sheriff's Department for over 17 years; he comes to GCCCD from the Sheriff's K9 unit where he worked his K9 partner for the past 6 years. Prior to this he spent several years working in the Rancho San Diego, Spring Valley and Lemon Grove areas as well as time in Detentions. Deputy Justice attended Grossmont College in the early 2000's where studied ASL (American Sign Language) and Psychology. Deputy Justice's hobbies include going snowboarding, desert, river, mountain biking, and hiking. Contact info:     

For non-emergency calls and follow-ups a deputy may be reached by calling 858-565-5200.



Public Safety Contact Numbers

Call 911 in an emergency and do NOT hang up!

  • Life-threatening situation
  • Medical emergency
  • Crime in progress
  • Fire
  • Major disturbance
  • Crime report
  • Request for police presence to deal with potentially-disruptive person

Sheriff's Non-Emergency Line

Call 858-565-5200

  • Reporting a break in that occurred in the past
  • Reporting vehicle damage
  • Reporting suspicious situations that are non-threatening
  • Any non-life threatening issue

Call Extension 7654 or (619) 644-7654 for Campus and Parking Services

  • Automobile assistance
  • Parking
  • Lost & Found
  • Safety Escort
  • Room Unlock/Lock

No matter what number you call, the person who answers the phone will make sure you get the appropriate response that you need.

A printable version of the Public Safety contact numbers is also available.



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