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Sheriff

The Sheriff's Office provides effective and efficient public safety services, knowing that integrity is the basis for community trust. We are committed to professional excellence, continued personal improvement, teamwork, and meeting the future needs of the community.

The Sheriff's official website can be found at www.dgso.org, and it's divided into two main administrative areas:

Our Services

The Adult Corrections (County Jail) facility.

Emergency services provided by Douglas County, including 911 and emergency management.

Information about traffic tickets issues in Douglas County, Kansas.

Non-Emergency telephone numbers and information.

Concealed carry laws and resources.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Kenneth McGovern Sheriff 785-841-0007
Jim Martin Undersheriff - Operations 785-841-0007
Gary Bunting Undersheriff - Corrections (County Jail) 785-830-1000