Sheriff Chad Bianco

Sheriff Bianco

Chad Bianco was elected  Sheriff, Coroner,  and Public Administrator of Riverside County  in the November 6, 2018,  general  election.  He is a twenty-five-year veteran  of the Riverside County  Sheriff’s Department. As Sheriff, he will serve as the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of Riverside County.

Sheriff Bianco commands California’s second largest Sheriff’s Department in the state, and one of the largest and most progressive law enforcement agencies  in the nation, supervising more than 3,600 personnel.

Sheriff  Bianco  entered  the Riverside County  Sheriff’s Department on December  31,  1993.  He began  his career in Corrections at the Robert Presley Detention Center.  He spent time working  patrol and narcotics in the City of Lake Elsinore.  Sheriff Bianco held supervisory and management positions  at the Jurupa Valley Station,  Moreno Valley  Police  Department, the  Larry  D.  Smith  Correctional Facility,  and  most  recently the Hemet  Station.  Additionally, he served  administrative assignments in Internal Affairs,  and Corrections Administration and Planning.  As the fourteenth Sheriff of Riverside County, Sheriff Bianco  also serves  as Sheriff-Coroner and Public Administrator.

Sheriff  Bianco  is married  with  four  adult  children.  He and his wife,  Denise,  live  in the Woodcrest  area of Riverside. Sheriff  Bianco  believes  in service  above  self,  and hopes  that  his  priorities of God,  family, and  service  will  provide  meaningful guidance  and  direction  as the  Sheriff’s Department engages  in  an unprecedented change of culture to positively influence  and engage  our community.