Media Information

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 ongoing criminal investigations. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office personnel will make every effort to cooperate with news media personnel and agencies.


If you are a member of the news media and need immediate assistance please call 720-770-0178 to reach the on-call Public Information Officer.  You may also email PIO@dcsheriff.net however, emails may not get an immediate response and may be answered on the next business day.

Douglas County Sheriff Public Information Officer

Having trained and experienced Public Information Officers gives the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office an edge in delivering accurate, coordinated information to the news media and its citizens, in a timely and efficient manner.


Deputy Cocha Heyden
Lead Public Information Officer
On-Call PIO:  720-770-0178
Email:  pio@dcsheriff.net
Alt email:  cheyden@dcsheriff.net

Sgt. Jeff Miller
Comm. Resources Sgt. / Public Information Officer
Email: jdmiller@dcsheriff.net

Deputy Jason Blanchard
Comm. Resources Deputy / Public Information Officer
Email: jblancha@dcsheriff.net

Deputy Lauren Childress
Wellness Unit/ Public Information Officer
Email:  lchildress@dcsheriff.net

Deputy Gabe Uribe
School Resource Officer/Public Information Officer
Email: juribe@dcsheriff.net