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DGSO Terms of Service & Privacy Policy DGSO December 24, 2021
Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Terms of Service

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office makes no express or implied warranties that the information or data on this website is accurate or complete. The user releases Douglas County and its departments, officials, and employees from all loss, cost, damage, or expense, whether direct, special, or consequential, arising directly or indirectly in connection with any errors or omissions on this website or the data accessed through this website.

Any person, agency or entity, public or private, who reuses, publishes or communicates the information available from this website shall be solely liable and responsible for any claim or cause of action based upon or alleging an improper or inaccurate disclosure arising from such reuse, re-publication or communication, including but not limited to actions for defamation and invasion of privacy.

The information contained on this website, including the list of offenders, is generally as the events may occur. However, the status of an offender may change from the time the information was last updated and the time you access it. An inmate may be released without continuing supervision or jurisdiction by the courts or the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Therefore, while a potentially useful reference, the lists are only valid as of the last update.

All complaints or information regarding the inaccuracy of information obtained through this website should be submitted, in writing, to:

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Division
c/o Facility Administration
3601 East 25th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044

Kansas Open Records Act Statement

“No person shall knowingly sell, give or receive, for the purpose of selling or offering for sale any property or service to persons listed therein, any list of names and addresses contained in or derived from public records…” except in limited circumstances. K.S.A. 45-230. Any person who knowingly violates this law is liable for payment of a civil penalty in an action brought by the attorney general or district attorney in a sum set by the court not to exceed $500 for each violation. By accessing this site, the user makes the following certification pursuant to K.S.A. 45-220(c)(2): “The requester does not intend to, and will not: (A) Use any list of names or addresses contained in or derived from the records or information for the purpose of selling or offering for sale any property or service to any person listed or to any person who resides at any address listed; or (B) sell, give or otherwise make available to any person any list of names or addresses contained in or derived from the records or information for the purpose of allowing that person to sell or offer for sale any property or service to any person listed or to any person who resides at any address listed.”


Any person who uses information obtained through this website to threaten, intimidate or harass another, or who otherwise misuses the information, may be subject to criminal prosecution and/or civil liability.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“policy”) will help you understand how the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (“us”, “we”, “our”) uses and protects the data you provide to us when you visit and use (“website”, “service”).

We reserve the right to change this policy at any given time. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.

What User Data We Collect

When you visit the website, we may collect the following data:

– Your IP address
– Your name, address, phone number and email address
– Data profile regarding your online behavior on our website

Why We Collect Your Data

We are collecting your data for several reasons:

– To validate your identity to deter malicious access
– To schedule services available through our site
– To protect the personal information of individuals processed by or in the custody of the Douglas County Correctional Facility
– To improve our services to better serve you and our community

Safeguarding and Securing the Data

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has done all in its power to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard all the information we collect online.

Our Cookie Policy

Once you agree to allow our website to use cookies, you also agree to use the data it collects regarding your online behavior (analyze web traffic, web pages you spend the most time on, and websites you visit).

The data we collect by using cookies is used to customize our website to your needs. After we use the data for statistical analysis, the data is completely removed from our systems.

Please note that cookies don’t allow us to gain control of your computer in any way. They are strictly used to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not so that we can provide a better experience for you.

If you want to disable cookies, you can do it by accessing the settings of your internet browser.

Please reference the documentation specific to the browser you wish to use.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links that lead to other websites. If you click on these links Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is not held responsible for your data and privacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. Make sure to read the privacy policy documentation of the website you go to from our website.

Restricting the Collection of your Personal Data

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office collects minimal Personal Data as a requirement for accessing specific and limited areas of our web site. If you do not agree to share your information, areas of our web site will not be available to you.

If you have already agreed to share your information with us and no longer wish to do so, feel free to contact us using the contact Webmaster form under the Forms menu. We will be more than happy to remove your information (account profile). Again, this will limit your access to certain areas of our web site.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office does not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties, unless we have your permission. We might do so if the law forces us. Your personal information may be used if we need to send you information related to the web site if you agree to this privacy policy.