Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Patrol Raises Funds For Trent Almeida

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – Members of Citizen Patrol wanted to go further in helping their community than a vacation house check or a call out for traffic control to assist deputies. Citizen Patrol member Mike Elges put into place this year fundraising efforts for a yearly scholarship for graduating high school students. Members of Citizen Patrol donated around $2,000 … Continue reading Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Patrol Raises Funds For Trent Almeida

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Senior Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Sept. 11-15

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will host Senior Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Sept. 11-15. Registration is now being accepted for students interested in attending the academy and learning about law enforcement. Students must be at least 50 years of age and residents of Douglas County. Students attending the academy will learn … Continue reading Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Senior Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Sept. 11-15

Deputy Dustin Tremaine Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — On July 31, 2017, Dustin Tremaine was administered his oath of office in the presence of family and friends. Deputy Tremaine grew up in the Carson Valley and graduated from Douglas High School in 2006. Following his high school graduation Dustin attended Western Nevada College and was awarded an Associate’s Degree … Continue reading Deputy Dustin Tremaine Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

DCSO Welcomes New Deputy Kylie Shepherd

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – On July 24, 2017, Kylie Shepherd was administered her oath of office in the presence of family and friends. Deputy Shepherd grew up in Lyon County, Nevada and later attended Western Nevada College and obtained an Associate of Arts and an Associates of Applied Science in Criminal Justice. She will be … Continue reading DCSO Welcomes New Deputy Kylie Shepherd

Douglas County Sheriff’s Officers Go Through Active Assailant Response Training

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. — “If you don’t think this can happen here, you’re wrong, because it already has happened here. Just up the street in Carson. And I was there.” Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Captain Dan Britton let the statement sink in over the full classroom in the 200 hallway of Douglas High School Wednesday morning. Heads in the … Continue reading Douglas County Sheriff’s Officers Go Through Active Assailant Response Training

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Two New K-9 Officers

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office recently welcomed two new members — two canines recently purchased and now receiving training. One of the canines is named Beny, he is from Slovakia and is a one year old German Shepard. His new partner is canine handler Deputy Adam Windsor, who has been with … Continue reading Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Two New K-9 Officers