Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston
Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston began his law enforcement career in 1979. He came to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office in 1990, and has held the rank of deputy, detective, and sergeant. In January of 2011 he was appointed to his current position as assistant sheriff.
Assistant Sheriff Johnston assists Sheriff Hencratt in the everyday running of the sheriff’s office.
“During my law enforcement career, I have worked for six different sheriffs; and I must say, Sheriff Hencratt is the most dedicated sheriff I have ever seen. He is a people’s Sheriff; a family man; and is willing to address issues in order to make our community a better place to live.” ~ Assistant Sheriff Johnston
Lieutenant Yvette Borden
Lieutenant Yvette Borden began her law enforcement career in 1990. She graduated from high school in Willows in 1984, obtained her Associate’s Degree from Butte College in 1986, and graduated from the Butte Police Academy in 1989. After a short stint as a Correctional Officer with the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office, she came to Tehama County. Serving as a Deputy Sheriff in the jail and on patrol, she promoted to Detective in 1993. Working mainly child abuse and sex-related crimes, she was the first-ever female Detective in Tehama County.
In 2000, Yvette promoted to Sergeant, once again becoming the department’s first female to attain this rank. In her 8 years as a Sergeant, she held several assignments in the jail and on patrol. In June of 2007, she once again distinguished herself by becoming the department’s first female Lieutenant with her current area of responsibilities being the Administrative Division.
Lieutenant Borden lives in Red Bluff with her husband Dirk, and son. In her off-duty time, Lieutenant Borden is an avid reader, enjoys quilting, bowling, golfing and football. She is also very active with her church.
Sergeant Rod Daugherty
Sergeant Rod Daugherty began his career in Law Enforcement in 1987 as a Reserve Deputy for Yuba County Sheriff’s Office. In 1988 Rod was hired as a full time Deputy by the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office. Rod worked assignments in the Jail, Patrol, and in Civil Division.
In 1997, Rod was promoted to Sergeant and again was assigned to the Jail, Patrol, and then the Administrative Division in Crime Prevention.
In 2011, Rod was assigned as the Civil Division Sergeant and has continued duties in Crime Prevention. Rod oversees Search and Rescue, S.T.A.R.S., Explorers, Neighborhood Watch, and the Sheriff’s Office Civil Process.
Rod is a Background investigator and is on the Sheriff’s Office Dive Team.