The Lyon County Patrol Division (Field Services) is responsible for the public safety of the citizens of Lyon County. Patrol deputies respond 24 hours a day to calls for service for everything from barking dogs to homicides, and regularly handle calls for traffic safety, domestic violence, burglaries, and other crimes. Additionally, the Patrol Division also utilizes the services of School Resource Officers (SROs), the Crisis Negotiations Team (CNT), the Sex Offender Task Force, and the SWAT Team.
The Patrol Division consists of three substations (Dayton, Fernley, and Silver Springs) in addition to the main Sheriff's Office and jail facility located in Yerington.
The Sheriff's Office and substations are open 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday (closed for lunch from 12 PM to 1PM).