Sheriff's Office FAQs

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  • How do I get a copy of a police report?

  • How do I add information to my police report?

  • Can I file a police report on-line?

  • Who do I contact with questions on subpoena's or summons?

  • Who do I contact with questions on writs of executions?

  • Can you help me get my property back from my old roommate, husband, or wife?

  • How do I evict someone?

  • How do I get a protection order or a restraining order?

  • How do I check to see if a protection order has been served?

  • Where do I go to get traps to trap stray animals?

  • Does Washington County have a leash law?

  • Does Washington County trap nuisance wildlife?

  • Where can I get information about my traffic citation?

  • How do I find out if I have a warrant?

  • I need to find out how much a bond is on a warrant, whom do I contact?

  • Where can I obtain information on police auctions?

  • Some of my property was seized, who do I need to contact?

  • Can I get a background check on a citizen?

  • Can the Sheriff's Office tell me if something I have purchased is stolen?

  • How can I find out if a sex offender lives in my neighborhood?

  • When is my child required to be in a car seat?

  • How do I file a Freedom of Information request?

  • I need some information on someone who was in jail but has been released, who do I need to contact?

  • How do I get a copy of my driving record?

  • How can I file a complaint against an employee?

  • Is there a noise ordinance?

  • Can the Sheriff's Office jump start my car?

  • What job opportunities are currently available?

  • How long do I have to tag or insure my vehicle?

  • Can I go on a police ride-a-long?

  • How can I report elder or child abuse?

  • My neighbor is always shooting guns, can you make him stop?

  • Do I need to have a license to operate a moped?

  • Do I need to wear a helmet when I ride a moped?

  • Can I drive an ATV or UTV on public roads?

  • Can I set off fireworks in the county?

  • How do I report a vicious animal?

  • Can WCSO do something about a dog that chases me on my bicycle? It doesn't try to bite, but almost made me wreck.

  • I was just bitten by a dog or cat out in the county, what happens next?

  • My dog bit someone at my house. What happens now?

  • Who pays for the quarantine?

  • My dog was declared hazardous/potentially dangerous/dangerous, I want to appeal that declaration. How do I do that?

  • My neighbor's dog dug up my flowers. Can you declare it hazardous?

  • WCSO declared my dog "vicious" under the old ordinance. Will it be reclassified to fit the new ordinance?

  • How do I get to the Sheriff's Office/Detention Center?

  • When do you fingerprint for the public?

  • How much does it cost to be fingerprinted?