Sheriff's Office

Press Release List

Public Information Officer:
Sgt. Jeff McCaskill
 
Main Phone: (775) 785-6235  JMcCaskill@washoecounty.gov
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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is concerned with keeping the community informed about the operation of the Sheriff's Office. One of the ways to accomplish this is by regularly keeping the news media, and thereby the public, informed of events involving the Sheriff's Office and its personnel. The Public Information Officer (P.I.O.) coordinates this by acting as a liaison between the Sheriff's Office and media representatives. Duties include assisting reporters assigned to cover news stories and providing them with general information at the scene of major incidents. Our goal is to provide timely and factual information to the community we serve.

The P.I.O. is available 24 hours a day to respond to the scene of major incidents.

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Press Releases for the previous three months:

2022

May

May 17, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff's Office hosts Community Resource Fair

May 11, 2022

Your day to meet the K9s - Barks and Badges this Saturday at Bartley Ranch Regional Park

May 3, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office wants residents to do their part to not become a victim of vehicle burglary

April

April 30, 2022

Sheriff’s Office Detectives investigating body found in Pyramid Lake

April 27, 2022

Sheriff’s Office encourages residents to take advantage of this Saturday’s Prescription Drug Roundup

April 26, 2022

Sheriff’s Office seeks information on missing woman

Support Sheriff’s Office HASTY team by purchasing t-shirt

April 24, 2022

Sheriff’s Office SOD purchases improved communication equipment with Justice Assistance Grant

April 22, 2022

Convicted sex offender in custody at the Washoe County Detention Facility

April 21, 2022

Man arrested after standoff in Lemmon Valley

Washoe County Detectives seek assistance in identifying suspect in vehicle burglary

April 20, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Deputies make multiple traffic stops during Joining Forces distracted driving campaign

April 18, 2022

Washoe County Honorary Deputy Sheriff’s Association holds 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

April 14, 2022

Detectives arrest sex offender on lifetime supervision for child pornography

April 11, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Deputies seek missing person out of Sparks

April 9, 2022

Deputies arrest duo involved in a home invasion robbery in Olinghouse

April 7, 2022

Call for Community Volunteers to Apply for the Sheriff’s Citizen Corps Academy starting April 21st

April 6, 2022

Reno man arrested after Washoe County Deputies receive report of elder abuse

April 5, 2022

New mail procedure coming for sending mail to inmates at the Washoe County Detention Facility

April 4, 2022

Vehicle pursuit stretches three counties before suspect taken into custody in Washoe County

April 3, 2022

Sparks man arrested for lewdness in County Park

April 1, 2022

Incline Village man arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, other charges for incident at apartment complex

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies are Joining Forces to prevent distracted driving

March

March 31, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives find no ties between Anna Scott and Naomi Irion cases

March 28, 2022

Update: Deputies arrest suspect in BDW case in Mogul

March 26, 2022

Deputies discover large amount of drugs after Incline Village traffic stop

March 23, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives seek to find suspect in BDW, ask public to call 911

March 22, 2022

Washoe County Detention Facility new visiting communications platform sees delayed start

March 21, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives continue investigating Anna Scott’s murder, seek information

March 18, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies stop nearly 100 drivers during Joining Forces speed campaign

March 16, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff's Office focuses on impaired driving in Joining Forces enforcement campaign during St. Patrick's Day weekend

March 15, 2022

RSONU Detectives arrest, charge sex offenders for non-compliance

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrest Reno man for sexual assault of child

March 14, 2022

Regional Consolidated Bomb Squad to purchase fire pump utilizing Justice Assistance Grant

March 9, 2022

Washoe County Detention Facility to temporarily suspend friends, family visitation during technology upgrade

March 3, 2022

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man for breaking into home with teen girl inside

RSONU detectives arrest, charge sex offenders for non-compliance