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. 

Links to the related policies can be found below. The most recent published version of each document will be viewed online on

Printouts of these documents may be out of date and should be considered uncontrolled. 

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