Public Information Office

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Media Policy 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will maintain an atmosphere of openness and cooperation with the news media limited only by mandates of law and the requirements of maintaining the integrity of criminal investigations. The information that is released to the news media must be devoid of prejudicial pretrial publicity and must not interfere with the rights of victims or with on-going criminal investigations. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office personnel will make every effort to cooperate with news media personnel and agencies.