Sheriff Dan Coverley announced he will seek a second term as Douglas County Sheriff.
“I am very proud to have served as Sheriff for Douglas County and would be honored to serve another term,” Coverley said. “The support from this community has been tremendous and I have been humbled by it. I can’t think of a better place to be in law enforcement.”
Coverley was elected in 2019. Some notable achievements under his current term have included:
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was the first law enforcement agency in the State of Nevada to deploy Live911 technology.
Coverley, with the help of donors, was able to deploy license plate readers which have captured several criminals coming into Douglas County.
Continued support of community programs such as Good Neighbors, Mobile Outreach Safety Team, TRIAD, School Resource Officers and Neighborhood Watch.
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office conducted several special investigations and made multiple arrests involving drugs/narcotics and human trafficking.
Donated funds raised through fundraisers back to the community non-profit groups such as Family Support Council, Aktion Club, and Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation, Breast Cancer Awareness, No Shave November, and other local individuals who needed assistance.
Implemented “Call for a Ride. Stay Alive Campaign,” aimed at helping our community stay safer by encouraging ride alternatives to those who are drinking and need to get home.
Distributed free Child Safety ID Kits to elementary school kids attending Douglas County schools. The ID Kits were given to the District Office to distribute through each school to the kids.
Led evacuation efforts for the Tamarack and Caldor Wildland Fires.
Implementation of deputies taking patrol vehicles home, promoting patrol car visibility, creating safer neighborhoods.
“I want to thank the men and women who work for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. They are without a doubt the best in the country and work tirelessly every day for you. I remain committed to supporting these officers as they are truly the ones out making this a safe community.”
During the last four years under Coverley’s administration, he has led the Douglas County Sheriff’s office through some unique and trying times.
“I am amazed with how this community rallied together through disaster and tragedy, to not only help our officer’s and first responders do their job, but to support their neighbors. We truly live in special community and I would be honored to continue to serve as the Sheriff.”