Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

Title VI Policy

Title VI Policy

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Title VI/Nondiscrimination Information

Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Section 324 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987; and related statutes and regulations, that no person shall on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, income or family status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination or retaliation under any federally or non-federally funded program, service or activity administered by the OCSO or its sub-recipients.

Complaint Procedure

The OCSO does not tolerate discrimination in any of its programs, services or activities; and will not exclude participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to discrimination anyone on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, income or family status. The OCSO values diversity and both welcomes and actively seeks input from all interested parties.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, income or family status by the OCSO may file a discrimination complaint by completing and submitting the OCSO’s Commendation/Complaint Form.  All complaints should be submitted to the Office of Professional Standards:

Office of Professional Standards

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

50 2nd Street

Shalimar, Florida 32579

E-mail:  ops@sheriff-okaloosa.org