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COVID-19 Updates - Sheriff Darin Balaam and community partners continue to monitor developments and concerns related to COVID-19... read more

WCSO MISSION STATEMENT - Dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality.

WCSO VISION STATEMENT - The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people... read more

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The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office online reporting system allows you to submit selected crimes, tips or complaints immediately.

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Inmate/PREA Information

Find out about current inmates, inmate web visitation, inmate contact and work programs and WCSO's policy on PREA Compliance.

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Parr-Dandini Bridge Replacement Project 2020

U.S. 395 traffic will temporarily be detoured via Parr/Dandini Boulevard freeway ramps in the North Valleys the weekend of June 13 as the Nevada Department of Transportation begins replacing the Parr/Dandini Boulevard bridge over U.S. 395. Through freeway access will remain available on freeway ramps, but NDOT recommends motorists avoid the area or plan to detour. ... read more