Public Information Office

OCSO Public Information Officer

Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office
1250 North Eglin Parkway
Shalimar, FL 32579
850 651-7420
E-mail PIO

To request the Sheriff’s participation at a function or event, please contact Debbie Barrineau at 850 651-7410.

On Call Policy

Public Information Office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Routine media or public inquiries and requests are handled during normal business hours. A Public Information Officer or representative will be made available on-call after hours, on weekends, and holidays for emergencies and significant breaking news. Significant breaking news does not include routine arrests, non-fatal vehicle crashes, crimes not resulting in death or critical injury, or status updates on non-breaking news. Credentialed media on deadline may call the Sheriff’s Communication Center after hours at 850 651-7400.