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11 Blake Drive, Room 1
Double Springs, AL 35553


Citizens Academy Begins September 20, 2012
The next Citizens Academy will start Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6::30 p.m. at the Double Springs Municipal Building in the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) classroom. We will ... [Read More]
Project Lifesaver  August 24th, 2012
Project Lifesaver provides wristband transmitters at no cost to people with Alzheimer's, Dementia, Autism, Down Syndrome or other cognitive disorders ... [Read More]
First Annual Investigators Summit  January 22nd, 2012
The Winston County Sheriff's Office hosted the first annual "Investigators Summit" at the Lakeshore Inn and Marina on January 19, 2012 at 10AM. Nearly fifty investigators from surrounding departments and the Federal government were present along... [Read More]
Move made into new jail  August 24th, 2011
DOUBLE SPRINGS—Early Sunday morning marked history in the long awaited transfer of inmates from the oldest functional jail in Alabama to one of the state’s newest facilities—the jail facility located adjacent to the Winston County Courthouse.   Authorities met at the jail... [Read More]
Body Found: Search operation turns up nothing but body later discovered  August 24th, 2011
ARLEY—Investigation is ongoing to determine if a man found badly decomposed in a wooded area Saturday, Aug. 13, is the same person allegedly seen fleeing into a wooded area two weeks before. Winston County coroner Larry Gilliland was called to a wooded area off Highway 41 around 2 p.m.... [Read More]
Undercover Buy: 4 arrested in bust of drug distribution operation  August 24th, 2011
DELMAR—An undercover distribution buy at a Delmar residence led to the execution of a search warrant in the dusky hours of Friday, Aug. 19, when over a pound of marijuana was seized, guns confiscated and four persons arrested.... [Read More]
Citizens Academy Graduation  June 3rd, 2011
WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Sheriff's Office graduated its first Citizens Academy on June 2, 2011. The Citizens Academy exposed citizens from across Winston County to... [Read More]
New Winston Drug Task Force Funded  May 31st, 2011
WINSTON COUNTY - Federal funding of $1.5 million secured by U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt for drug task forces in the Fourth Congressional... [Read More]
First Reserve Academy Class Graduates in Winston County  May 20th, 2011
WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Sheriff's Office graduated the first ever Winston County Reserve Academy class on May 19, 2011.... [Read More]
Winston County Sheriff's Office Sponsors Jail Ministry Training  May 20th, 2011
WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Sheriff's Office recently sponsored training for jail ministers (volunteers from local churches who minister in the jail). Dr. Mike Haley was the instructor ... [Read More]
Judicial Complex Open House  May 16th, 2011
DOUBLE SPRINGS, AL - The Winston County Sheriff's Office along with other elected officials and personnel hosted an open house... [Read More]
Winston Sheriff’s Office Begins Rare New Policy  May 11th, 2011
WINSTON COUNTY – The Winston County Sheriff’s Office has started a new policy, which is quite rare for sheriff’s offices throughout the state, of not only responding to traffic accidents but actually investigating the accidents with minor injuries or property type vehicular ... [Read More]
17 Arrested in Day-Long Sting  April 30th, 2011
HALEYVILLE, Alabama – Beverage Control officials named a major joint law enforcement venture Saturday as Operation Cupid’s Arrow in honor of Valentine’s Day, as they sent out strong... [Read More]
Sheriff's Academy Begins in April  March 22nd, 2011
DOUBLE SPRINGS, AL - The Winston County Sheriff's Office is on course to complete Sheriff Rick Harris' campaign pledge of eight things he wanted done in his first 100 days in office. WCSO Major Terry Raines ... [Read More]
Winston County Sheriff's Office Launches New Website  March 22nd, 2011
DOUBLE SPRINGS, AL - Effective April 28, 2011 the Winston County Sheriff's Office under the direction of Sheriff Rick Harris will launch a fully operational website.  This website will be updated frequently and offers a great opportunity to interact with the Sheriff's Office.  You... [Read More]

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