Online Reporting
Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do I do if my situation is an emergency?
A: Call 911 right away. Do not attempt to file your report online.

Q: What do I do if my incident happened in another city?
A: Do NOT file an online report with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO). It will not be accepted. Contact the police agency for the jurisdiction in which the incident occurred.

Q: What if I think I know who did this?
A: Complete the online report. The report will be reviewed by DCSO personnel and, if further investigation is deemed necessary, you will be contacted.

Q: If I have not completed the report correctly, or there is more information needed, how will I be contacted?
A: You will most likely receive an email, but you may receive a phone call or letter.

Q: Will my case be investigated?
A: Maybe. The online report will be reviewed by DCSO personnel and it will be determined if further investigation will be conducted.

Q: What if I want to talk to a deputy about my case instead?
A: You can contact the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 541 440-4471.

Q: What if I want to add information to the incident that I have already reported?
A: Email your information to dcsoinfo@co.douglas.or.us, be sure to include your CSP reference number or case number in the subject line.