Sheriff's Office

Policy Manual

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office Policy Manual sets forth the current policies, procedures, rules and guidelines of this Office. 

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01 Law Enforcement Role and Authority

02 Organization and Administration

03 General Operations

04 Operations Division

05 Traffic Operations

06 Investigation Operations

07 Equipment

08 Support Services

09 Custody

10 Personnel