Correctional Chief Deputy James Krachmer

Chief Krachmer

Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer is a 21-year veteran of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. He attended the 35th Basic Correctional Deputy Academy in 1999. He was assigned to the Cois Byrd Detention Center where he worked Floor Operations, was a Corrections Training Officer (CTO) and later as a Classification Correctional Deputy.

In 2006, Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer was promoted to the rank of Correctional Corporal and was assigned to the jail’s Gang Investigations Unit (GIU). In 2008, he was transferred to the Robert Presley Detention Center where he was assigned to the Headcount Management Unit (HMU).

In 2010, Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer was promoted to the rank of Correctional Sergeant and transferred to the Cois Byrd Detention Center where he was assigned to supervise Floor Operations and later was assigned to supervise the Classification Unit.

In 2014, Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer was transferred to the Riverside Alternative Sentencing Program (RASP) where he supervised the administration of the Work Release Program (WRP) and the Supervised Electronic Confinement Program (SECP).

In 2017, Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer was promoted to Correctional Lieutenant and assigned to the Sheriff’s Inmate Training and Education Bureau (SITE-B) where he managed the various rehabilitation and re-entry programs offered to the inmate population. In 2018, he was transferred to the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility where he was assigned to manage Floor Operations and Administration.

In 2020, Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer was promoted to the rank of Correctional Captain and assigned to the Robert Presley Detention Center where he oversaw daily jail operations.

On July 29, 2021, Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer was appointed to his current rank by Sheriff Chad Bianco and assigned to Sheriff’s Administration. He is responsible for Corrections Operations, where he oversees the daily operation of the five jail facilities within the county.

Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Fullerton. He is also a graduate of the American Jail Association, Jail Command Academy.

Correctional Chief Deputy Krachmer lives in Southwest Riverside County with his wife and two children.