Boating Enforcement & Safety Team

Purpose & Goals

  • Enforce the local, state and federal laws upon the waterways
  • Promote boating safety

Services to Citizens


  • Investigates both injury and non-injury boating accidents
  • Issues citations and warnings to boaters
  • Assists numerous disabled vessels while on the waterways
  • With the assistance of reserve deputies, regular deputies patrol the waterways of Nevada County during the summer season
Boat at Throttle
The areas patrolled from the Truckee office are:
  • Boca Reservoir
  • Donner Lake
  • Jackson Meadows Reservoir
  • Prosser Reservoir