For Immediate Release
PR #:1900131
Date Issued:Dec 12, 2019 - 3:57pm

Washoe County Sheriff's Office updates App provide more services

CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

Washoe County residents may now access additional Sheriff’s Office services and information through their mobile devices thanks to a recently completed upgrade to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office App.

The WCSO App is available free for Smartphones, iPhones, and iPads through the appropriate app store. With the recent upgrade, residents may access some of the following services using the app:

  • file an online report
  • report illegal dumping
  • report graffiti
  • find out inmate information
  • find out sex offender information
  • access maps that show designated congested, restricted, and safe shooting areas
  • learn about career opportunities at the Sheriff’s Office
  • access the Sheriff’s Office Community Resource Guide
  • submit a tip to Secret Witness

“Empowering the public through the use of information and access to services is an important part of the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office mission,” Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said. “I encourage residents to install the WCSO app so they have it when they need it.”

The Sheriff also encouraged residents to keep up to date on Sheriff’s Office events and information by following the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. 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 supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.

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