Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

Public Information Office

OCSO Public Information Officer

Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office
50 2nd Street
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.